RPC IX, 203


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IX
Number 203
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ΑΝΦ = 551
Dating AD 254
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 ΑΝΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, right; before, trident
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Frolova p. 153, pl. X.4–14, Anokhin 702, Anokhin² 2062
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note See Frolova p. 153: 21 specimens recorded (6 obv. dies, 13 rev. dies)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Bosporus hoards, p. 107, no. 475
2 2     ✸ Frolova p. 153, pl. X.4