RPC III, 842


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume III
Number 842
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates I
Person (obv.) Sauromates I (king)
Issue Bronze: second series, fourth group
Dating AD 98/102
Obverse design King Sauromates seated, right, on curule chair, holding sceptre with king’s head at top
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design diademed and draped bust of Sauromates I, right facing bust of queen, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 119. 4; Frolova Monetnoe p. 250. 4; Anokhin 426
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –3     See Frolova Coinage, p. 119 and pl. IX, 23–25; Frolova Monetnoe p. 250 and pl. XLIII, 13–15
4 4     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 156, 5 Mar. 2007, lot 1722