RPC IV.1, 3760 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3760 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΑΟΥ (471)
Dating 174/5
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡοΜΑΤοΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, right
Reverse inscription ΑΟΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius, right; to right, spear (or star)
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, p. 167, pl. XXIX.6
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Moscow: Inv. 479 Frolova, p. 167, pl. XXIX.6, reverse with spear
2 2     ✸ P: 217, reverse with star
3 3     St Petersburg: 834