RPC IV.1, 3764 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3764 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΕΟΥ (475)
Dating 178/9
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΟΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Commodus (youthful), r.; to r., spear
Metal Gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.13–14, BMC 1
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     St Petersburg: 839 Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.13 (rev.)
2 2     ✸ L: BMC 1 Frolova, p. 168, pl. XXIX.14