RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 3221)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 3221)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ΓΜΦ = 543
Dating AD 246/7
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 ΓΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, r.; before, club
Metal Debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 1, 2, 12
Reference Frolova II, pp. 132–3, pl. II–III; Anokhin² 2035
Specimens 49 (5 in the core collections)
Note Frolova II, pp. 132–3, records 5 obv. dies and 10 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    L: 1858,1124.39 BMC 2
    B: 18275225, 6560/55
    B: 18275226, Prokesch-Osten
    B: 18275227, Löbb.
    G SNG 1043
    CGT coll.
    ✸ Heritage 3026, 25 Sept. 2013, lot 26174
    see Frolova II, pp. 132–3