RPC III, 875


Image of specimen #41


Coin type
Volume III
Number 875
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 curule chair with wreath upon it; in left field, shield; in r .field, sceptre with king’s head at top
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design wreath
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova Coinage, pp. 131–133. 5; Frolova Monetnoe pp. 263–4. 5; Anokhin 456
Specimens 41 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –40     See Frolova Coinage, pp. 131–133 and pl. XIV, 4–19; Frolova Monetnoe pp. 263–4 and pl. XLIX, 17–18, pl. L, 1–14
41 41     ✸ CGT coll.