RPC IX, 188

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 188
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)
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Rhescuporis V, r., seen from front; before, •• (vertically)
Reverse inscription ΗΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Reference Frolova p. 149, pl. IX.2–4a, Anokhin 699а, Anokhin² 2046
Specimens 3
Note See Frolova p. 149: 13 specimens recorded (3 obv. dies, 3 rev. dies)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Bosporus hoards, p. 79, no. 460
2     ✸ Bosporus hoards, p. 79, no. 461
3     Bosporus hoards, p. 79, no. 462