RPC IX, 194

 

Image of specimen #56

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 194
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, trident
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.43 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference Frolova pp. 144–6, pl. VII.23–37, VIII.1–6a, LXXXII.12–4, LXXXVIII.20–1, Anokhin 699з, Anokhin² 2053
Specimens 56
Note See Frolova pp. 144-6: 76 specimens recorded (14 obv. dies, 34 rev. dies) and 3 more specimens not analysed by die

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B
2 –4     Bosporus hoards, p. 105, nos 39–41
5 –51     Bosporus hoards, p. 77, nos 367–413
52 –53     Bosporus hoards, p. 91, nos 15–6
54     CNG EA 115, 25 May 2005, lot 218
55     CNG MBS 84, 5 May 2010, lot 600
56     ✸ Gorny 97, 11 Oct. 1999, lot 733