Coin of Kingdom of Bosporus with bust of Rhescuporis II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 90–93


Mint: Bosporus (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 14.02 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2163

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Rhescuporis II to right.
Trident at right. Club behind.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Horseman (King?) right, hurling spear with right hand.
In exergue: inscription.

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour