RPC IX, 205

 

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Coin type
Volume IX
Number 205
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Bronze coinage
Dating AD 242/57
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ΡΗϹΚΟ(Υ)ΠΟΡ(ΙΔΟϹ)
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Rhescuporis V, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription (Β)(*)
Reverse design goddess seated l., holding patera
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.97 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Frolova pp. 166–8, pl. XXII.1–30, XXIII.1–8, XXIII.10–21, Anokhin 719–20, Anokhin² 2084–5
Specimens 92

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ CNG EA 221, 28 Oct. 2009, lot 389
2     CNG EA 84, 3 Mar. 2004, lot 119
3     Frolova pl. XXIII.11
4     MünzZentrum 101, 15 Dec. 1999, lot 96
5     Rauch 65, 10 Apr. 2000, lot 109
6 –73     see Frolova pp. 166–8, group 1 (242/51): 47 specimens recorded by the dies (19 obv. dies, 34 rev. dies) and 21 more specimens not analysed by die
74 –91     see Frolova pp. 168–9, group 2 (251/7)
92     Mu