RPC III, 866


Image of specimen #18


Coin type
Volume III
Number 866
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates I
Person (obv.) Sauromates I (king)
Issue Bronze: fourth series, fifth group
Dating AD 108/15
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Sauromates, right
Reverse inscription Μ-Η
Reverse design Nike walking left, holding wreath and palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 11
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 127. 3; Frolova Monetnoe pp. 258–9. 3; Anokhin 458
Specimens 18 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –17     See Frolova Coinage, p. 127 and pl. XII, 14–15; Frolova Monetnoe pp. 258–9 and pl. XLVII, 13–14
18 18     ✸ The Coin Cabinet The Euclidean Collection Part 2, 30 May 2024, lot 191