RPC III, 867


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume III
Number 867
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 ΒΑϹΙΛΕⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Sauromates, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design city wall with gate flanked by two towers; at r., prisoner kneeling with hands tied in back
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 127. 4; Frolova Monetnoe p. 259. 4; Anokhin 461
Specimens 5 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –3     See Frolova Coinage, p. 127 and pl. XII, 16–17; Frolova Monetnoe p. 259 and pl. XLVII, 15–16
4 4     R. Becker coll.
5 5     ✸ R. Hoppensteadt coll.