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ID:     156359
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     BOSPORUS KINGS
Issuer:     Rhescuporis II
Date Ruled:     AD 211-227
Metal:     Gold
Denomination:     Stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     AD 221-222
Diameter:     18 mm
Weight:     7.76 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Legend:     BACIΛEWC PHCKOVΠΟΡΙΔOC
Obverse Description:     Diademed and draped bust of Rhescuporis right; aegis (?) on shoulder
Reverse Legend:     HIΦ
Reverse Description:     Laureate head of Elagabalus right; eight-point star in front, date below
Primary Reference:     MacDonald 562/3
Reference2:     Anokhin 638b
Reference3:     Frolova pg. 209 A/a
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=60683
Notes:     On this obverse die, the cloak of Rhescuporis is embellished with an object that could be an aegis, shield, or cuirass.