RPC IX, 185


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 185
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ΗΜΦ = 548
Dating AD 251
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ΡΗϹΚΟ(Υ)ΠΟΡ(ΙΔΟϹ)
Nominative Rex Rhescuporis
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Rhescuporis V, r., seen from front; before, sceptre or club
Reverse inscription ΗΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.; before, •• (vertical)
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.47 g
Axis 12
Reference Bosporus hoards, p. 78, no. 428, Anokhin 699в, Anokhin² 2048
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Rauch
2     Bosporus hoards, p. 105, no. 46
3     Bosporus hoards, p. 78, no. 428
4     ✸ CNG EA 112, 13 Apr. 2005, lot 109