Coin of Kingdom of Bosporus with curule chair, struck under Rhescuporis II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
about A.D. 80–90


Mint: Bosporus (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 14.17 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2164

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Curule chair on which is placed crown.
At left shield and at right human-headed sceptre.
Axe below.
Inscription: illegible.
Reverse: Within wreath: inscription.

Ruler is Rhescuporis II, ca. A.D. 68-93.

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