13 July 2000
Kings of the Bosporus, Rhescuporis III (A.D. 211-226), electrum Stater, 218 A.D., draped bust of king right, in front, trident, rev. EIS, LAUREATE AND DRAPED BUST OF ROMAN EMPEROR RIGHT (FROLOVA PL. X LVII, 11), VERY FINE
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IT IS UNCERTAIN WHETHER THE ROMAN EMPEROR IS MACRINUS OR ELAGABALUS SINCE THE PORTRAITS OF THE ROMAN EMPERORS ON THE BOSPORAN COINAGE ARE EXTREMELY SIMILAR.
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