RPC III, 871



Coin type
Volume III
Number 871
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates I
Person (obv.) Sauromates I (king)
Issue Bronze: sixth series
Dating AD 117–8/23
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design diademed and draped bust of Sauromates, right; in front, trident; behind, club
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 130. 1; Frolova Monetnoe p. 262. 1; Anokhin 466
Specimens 11 (0 in the core collections)
Note Average weight of 871-877: 11.62 g (62)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –11     See Frolova Coinage, p. 130 and pl. XIII, 22–25; Frolova Monetnoe p. 262 and pl. XLIX, 7–10