RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 3279)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 3279)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ΒΜΦ = 542
Dating AD 245/6
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 ΒΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, right; before, club
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference Frolova II, pp. 131–2, pl. II; Anokhin² 2034
Specimens 44 (2 in the core collections)
Note Frolova II, pp. 131–2, records 4 obv. dies and 9 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ V: GR 15243
    V: GR 15244
    see Frolova II, pp. 131–2