RPC IX, 207

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume IX
Number 207
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Pharsanzes
Person (obv.) Pharsanzes (king)
Issue Year ΝΦ = 550
Dating AD 253
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ΦΑΡϹΑΝΖΟΥ
Obverse design laureate and draped bust of Pharsanzes, r., seen from front
Reverse inscription ΝΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.; before, star
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 7.43 g
Reference Frolova p. 170, pl. XXV.23–7, pl. XXVI.1–7, Anokhin 723, Anokhin² 2089
Specimens 6
Note See Frolova p. 170: 10 specimens recorded (10 obv. dies, 9 rev. dies) and 4 more specimens not analysed by die

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1 –2     Bosporus hoards, p. 81, 519–20
3     G. Beidin coll.
4     G. Beidin coll.
5     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 152, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 1764
6     Gorny & Mosch 152, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 1765 = Gorny & Mosch 170, 13 Oct. 2008, lot 1741