RPC III, 797


Image of specimen #6


Coin type
Volume III
Number 797
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates I
Person (obv.) Sauromates I (king)
Person (rev.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Year ΒY (402)
Dating AD 105/6
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Sauromates I, right
Reverse inscription ΒΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Anokhin 396
Specimens 6 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –5     Frolova Coinage, pp. 105–6 and pl. V, 18–22; Frolova Monetnoe p. 236 and pl. XXXVI, 24, pl. XXXVII, 1–4
6 6     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 146, 6 Mar. 2006, lot 310