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    Unusual Portrait

    BOSPORAN KINGDOM. Rhescuporis II (AD 211-227), with Caracalla. EL stater (19mm, 12h). ANACS VF 30. Dated Bosporan Era Year 512 (AD 215/6). BACILЄWC ΡΗCΚΟΥΠΟΡΙΛΟC, diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Rhescuporis II right, seen from behind / Laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Caracalla right, seen from front; BIΦ (date) below, star before. MacDonald 555/4. Note - interesting engraving of the obverse portrait, with most examples of this series being shown without cuirass (or aegis?) and from the front.

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    January, 2020
    9th Thursday
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