RPC IX, 191

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 191
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.; before, club
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 7.63 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Frolova p. 144, pl. VII.14–22, LXXXII.10–1, LXXXVIII.22–3, Anokhin 699е, Anokhin² 2051
Specimens 27
Note See Frolova p. 144: 20 specimens recorded (3 obv. dies, 7 rev. dies) and 2 more specimens not analysed by die

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.41140
2     O
3     V: GR 15248
4 –5     Bosporus hoards, p. 105, nos 37–8
6 –25     Bosporus hoards, p. 77, nos 342–61
26 –27     Bosporus hoards, p. 91, nos 17–8