RPC IX, 196

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 196
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, •• (vertical)
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.72 g
Axis 12
Reference Frolova p. 151, pl. IX.16–20, LXXXII.21–3, Anokhin 700в, Anokhin² 2058
Specimens 22
Note See Frolova p. 151: 28 specimens recorded (6 obv. dies, 12 rev. dies)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ P: 324
2     NY: 1944.100.41143
3 –5     Bosporus hoards, p. 105, nos 48–50
6 –22     Bosporus hoards, p. 80, nos 479–95