RPC III, 862


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume III
Number 862
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates I
Person (obv.) Sauromates I (king)
Issue Bronze: fourth series, fourth group
Dating AD 108/15
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕΥϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΗϹ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Sauromates, right
Reverse inscription Μ-Η
Reverse design shield with spear in centre; helmet and sword in scabbard, right; horse’s head and axe, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 125. 2; Frolova Monetnoe p. 256. 2; Anokhin 446
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Frolova Coinage, p. 125 and pl. XI, 13; Frolova Monetnoe p. 256 and pl. XLVI, 3
2 2     ✸ CNG EA 110, 16 Mar. 2005, lot 101