RPC III, 856



Coin type
Volume III
Number 856
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates I
Person (obv.) Sauromates I (king)
Issue Bronze: fourth series, second group
Dating AD 108/15
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕΥϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΗϹ
Obverse design curule chair with wreath upon it; in left field, shield with spear; in r .field, sceptre with king’s head at top
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 123. 2; Frolova Monetnoe p. 254. 2; Anokhin 450
Specimens 19 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –19     See Frolova Coinage, p. 123 and pl. X, 26–28, XI, 1–3; Frolova Monetnoe p. 254 and pl. XLV, 8–13