RPC III, 857



Coin type
Volume III
Number 857
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 right field, sceptre with king’s head at top
Reverse inscription Μ-Η
Reverse design Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 123. 3; Frolova Monetnoe p. 255. 3; Anokhin 451
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –3     See Frolova Coinage, p. 123 and pl. XI, 4; Frolova Monetnoe p. 255 and pl. XLV, 14