RPC IX, 190


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 190
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
Reverse inscription ΗΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.13 g
Reference Frolova p. 148, pl. VIII.39–40, LXXXVIII.19, Anokhin 699, Anokhin² 2045
Specimens 5
Note See Frolova p. 148: 10 specimens recorded (3 obv. dies, 3 rev. dies)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Bosporus hoards, p. 79, no. 456
2 –4     Bosporus hoards, p. 79, nos 457–9
5     Bosporus hoards, p. 91, no. 14