RPC IX, 189


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 189
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 ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΡΗϹΚΟ(Υ)ΠΟΡ(ΙΔΟϹ)
Nominative Rex Rhescuporis
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Rhescuporis V, right, seen from front; before, trident
Reverse inscription ΗΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, right; before, •• (vertical)
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Frolova p. 148, pl. IX.1, LXXXII.19, Anokhin 699д, Anokhin² 2050
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note 2 obv. dies, 2 rev. dies

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Frolova p. 148, LXXXII.19
2 2     Frolova p. 148, pl. IX.1