RPC IV.1, 3761 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3761 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΒΟΥ (472)
Dating 175/6
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ΒΟΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Marcus Aurelius, r.; to r., spear
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.88 g
Reference Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.7–8
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ St Petersburg: 835 Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.7
2     Naville [Geneva] 5 (18/06/1923), 2365, pl. 66 = Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.8
3     Private coll., Moscow