RPC III, 839



Coin type
Volume III
Number 839
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates I
Person (obv.) Sauromates I (king)
Person (rev.) Trajan (Augustus)
Issue Bronze: second series, fourth group
Dating AD 98/102
Obverse design King Sauromates seated, r., on curule chair, holding sceptre with king’s head at top
Reverse inscription Μ-Η
Reverse design laureate head of Trajan, r.
Metal Æ
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 118. 1; Frolova Monetnoe p. 249. 1; Anokhin 423
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Note Average weight of 839-845: 12.16 g (25)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –3     See Frolova Coinage, p. 118 and pl. IX, 14–15; Frolova Monetnoe p. 249 and pl. XLIII, 2–3