RPC IV.1, 3766 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3766 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ϚΟΥ (476)
Dating 179/80
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ϚΟΥ
Reverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus(?) (lightly bearded) wearing cuirass and paludamentum, r.; to r., spear
Metal Gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 7.74 g
Reference Frolova, p. 169, pl. XXIX.16
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ St Petersburg: 841 Frolova, p. 169, pl. XXIX.16 (rev.)