RPC III, 820


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume III
Number 820
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates I
Person (obv.) Sauromates I (king)
Issue Bronze: first series, first group
Dating AD 93/6
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Sauromates I, r.
Reverse inscription Μ-Η
Reverse design Nike walking l., holding wreath and palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 111. 2; Frolova Monetnoe p. 242. 2; Anokhin 418
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1 –2     Frolova Coinage, p. 111 and pl. VII, 20; Frolova Monetnoe p. 241 and pl. XL, 7
3     ✸ CNG MBS 66, 19 May 2004, lot 1027
4     CGT coll., ex VCoins Gert Boersema ex Collection Friedrich Popken, Künker 133 (2007), lot 7422