RPC X, — (unassigned; ID 85410)


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Coin type
Volume X
Number — (unassigned; ID 85410)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Pharsanzes
Person (obv.) Pharsanzes (king)
Issue Year ΝΦΑ = 551
Dating AD 254
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ΦΑΡϹΑΝΖΟΥ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Pharsanzes, right, seen from front
Reverse inscription ΑΝΦ
Reverse design laureate head of Roman emperor, right; before, two globes or star
Metal debased silver
Average diameter 19 mm
Reference MacDonald 628, Anokhin 724, Frolova 1997, II p. 280
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Confirmation required. The existence of any coins for year 551 for Pharzanes is not certain: see Introduction and RPC IX.  See also RPC IX for the well attested year 550 for Pharzanes.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
    St Petersburg Frolova 1997, II p. 280
    ✸ Anokhin 724