RPC III, 802


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume III
Number 802
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 ƐY (405)
Dating AD 108/9
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Sauromates I, right; in front, trident
Reverse inscription ΕΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Anokhin 399b
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 141 Frolova Coinage, p. 106 and pl. V, 27; Frolova Monetnoe pp. 236–7 and pl. XXXVII, 10