RPC IV.1, 11772 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 11772 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΕϞΥ (495)
Dating 198/9
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡοΜΑΤοΥ (facing outward)
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, right; in front, club
Reverse inscription ΕϞΥ
Reverse design laureate heads of Septimius Severus (on left) and draped bust of Caracalla (on right, youthful), facing each other
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Frolova I, p. 177, E-g and Pl. XXXII, 24; McDonald 506/6
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Bruun Rasmussen 894, 12 May 2020, lot 354