RPC IX, 195

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 195
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ΘΜΦ = 549
Dating AD 252
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ΡΗϹΚΟ(Υ)ΠΟΡ(ΙΔΟϹ)
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Rhescuporis V, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΘΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.; before, •
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.50 g
Reference Frolova pp. 150–1, pl. IX.12–5, Anokhin 700б, Anokhin² 2057
Specimens 9
Note See Frolova p. 150: 10 specimens recorded (3 obv. dies, 4 rev. dies)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1 –6     Bosporus hoards, p. 80, nos 473–78
7 –8     Bosporus hoards, p. 91, nos 19–20
9     ✸ MünzZentrum 152, 2 Sept. 2009, lot 96