RPC III, 858



Coin type
Volume III
Number 858
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, third group
Dating AD 108/15
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ 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. 123. 1; Frolova Monetnoe p. 255. 1; Anokhin 452
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)
Note Average weight of 858-860: 11.55 g (28)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –2     See Frolova Coinage, p. 123 and pl. XI, 5; Frolova Monetnoe p. 255 and pl. XLV, 15