(Pharzanes). King of the Regnum Bosporanum in AD 253-254; he interrupted the reign of Rhecusporis V probably as a usurper who was hostile to the Romans. He is known on account of the coins he issued PIR2 P 343.
V.F. Gaidukevič, Das Bosporanische Reich, 1971, 470
A.N. Zograph, Ancient Coinage. Ph. II: The Ancient Coins of the Northern Black Sea Littoral, 1977, 334-335.
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von Bredow, Iris (Bietigheim-Bissingen),
Brill’s New Pauly
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Consulted online on 22 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e918750>
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