RPC IX, 201


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 201
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ΝΦ = 550
Dating AD 253
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΡΗϹΚΟ(Υ)ΠΟΡ(ΙΔΟϹ)
Nominative Rex Rhescuporis
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Rhescuporis V, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΝΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, right; before, •• (vertical)
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 11
Reference Frolova p. 152, pl. X.3, Anokhin 701а, Anokhin² 2060
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note See Frolova p. 152 records 4 more specimens not analysed by die

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 345
2 2     Bosporus hoards, pp. 80–1, no. 513
3 3     Frolova p. 152, A-a, 1, pl. X.3