RPC IX, 197

 

Image of specimen #19

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 197
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)
Nominative Rex Rhescuporis
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, star
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 11, 12
Reference Frolova p. 150, pl. IX.6–11, LXXXII.20, Anokhin 700, Anokhin² 2055
Specimens 19 (3 in the core collections)
Note See Frolova p. 150: 23 specimens recorded (5 obv. dies, 11 rev. dies)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 323
2 2     NY: 1944.100.41141
3 3     V: GR 38743
4 4     Cracow SNG 521
5 5     Bosporus hoards, p. 105, no. 47
6 6 –17     Bosporus hoards, p. 80, nos 496–507
18 18     Bosporus hoards, p. 91, no. 21–2
19 19     ✸ CGT coll. = Savoca 127th Blue, 12 March 2022, lot 705