RPC III, 877



Coin type
Volume III
Number 877
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 ΒΑϹΙΛΕⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design curule chear with wreath upon it; in l. field, shield; in r .field, sceptre with king’s head at top
Reverse inscription Μ-Η
Reverse design shield with spear in centre; helmeted head and sword in scabbard, r.; horse’s head and axe, l.
Metal Æ
Reference Frolova Coinage, p. 133. 7; Frolova Monetnoe pp. 264–5. 7; Anokhin 457 = 470
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1 –2     See Frolova Coinage, p. 133 and pl. XIV, 25; Frolova Monetnoe pp. 264–5 and pl. L, 20