RPC III, 873



Coin type
Volume III
Number 873
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 Μ-Η
Reverse design shield with spear in centre; helmeted head and sword in scabbard, right; horse’s head and axe, left
Metal copper-based alloy
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 131. 3; Frolova Monetnoe pp. 262–3. 3; Anokhin 467
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     See Frolova Coinage, p. 131 and pl. XIV, 1; Frolova Monetnoe p. 262–3 and pl. XLIX, 14