RPC III, 853



Coin type
Volume III
Number 853
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: fourth series, first group
Dating AD 108/15
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕΥϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Sauromates, right
Reverse inscription Μ-Η
Reverse design laureate head of Trajan, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 122. 1; Frolova Monetnoe p. 253. 1; Anokhin 447
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Note Average weight of 853-854: 11.01 g (10)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –4     See Frolova Coinage, p. 122 and pl. X, 22; Frolova Monetnoe p. 253 and pl. XLV, 3