RPC IX, 186

 

Image of specimen #31

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 186
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
Reverse inscription ΗΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.; before, •• (vertical)
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova pp. 147–8, pl. VIII.7–30, LXXXII.15, Anokhin 699и, Anokhin² 2054
Specimens 31 (2 in the core collections)
Note See Frolova pp. 147-8: 51 specimens recorded (7 obv. dies, 27 rev. dies) and 2 more specimens not analysed by die

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: Knobelsdorf
2     Cop SNG 85
3     Bosporus hoards, p. 105, no. 42
4 –30     Bosporus hoards, p. 77–8, nos 429–55
31     ✸ MünzZentrum 101, 15 Dec. 1999, lot 93