RPC IV.1, 3763 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3763 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΔΟΥ (474)
Dating 177/8
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ (facing outward)
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ΔΟΥ
Reverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus (youthful) wearing paludamentum, r.; to r., spear
Metal Gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.9, 11–12, Cop 64
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     St Petersburg: 837 Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.9 (rev.)
2 2     St Petersburg: 838 Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.11 (rev.)
3 3     ✸ Cop: 64 Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.12