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Coin of Kingdom of Bosporus with bust of Rhescuporis II

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Rhescuporis II to right. Trident at right. Club behind. Inscription in Greek around. Reverse: Horseman (King?) right, hurling spear with right hand. In exergue: MH. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

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

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins