RPC VIII, — (unassigned; ID 3347)


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Coin type
Volume VIII
Number — (unassigned; ID 3347)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Rhescuporis V
Person (obv.) Rhescuporis V (king)
Issue Year ƐΜΦ = 545
Dating AD 248/9
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 ΕΜΦ
Reverse design laureate head of the Roman emperor, right; before, club
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 1
Reference Frolova II, pp. 134–6, pl. III–IV; Anokhin² 2037
Specimens 59 (0 in the core collections)
Note Frolova II, pp. 134–6, records 11 obv. dies and 21 rev. dies.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ Roma Numismatics EA 112, 7 Sept. 2023, lot 276
    see Frolova II, pp. 132–3