RPC IV.1, 3768 (temporary)


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3768 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΖΟΥ (477)
Dating 180/1
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.; (to r., club)
Reverse inscription ΖΟΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Commodus (short beard), r.; to r., spear
Metal Gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 7.63 g
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, p. 169, pl. XXIX.17–22, BMC 2$
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 480 Frolova, p. 169, pl. XXIX.17
2     St Petersburg: 844
3     L: BMC 2 Frolova, p. 169, pl. XXIX.18
4     St Petersburg: 842 Frolova, p. 169, pl. XXIX.20
5     St Petersburg: 843 Frolova, p. 169, pl. XXIX.21, obverse with club
6     St Petersburg: 845 Frolova, p. 169, pl. XXIX.19
7     ✸ P: 218 Frolova, p. 169, pl. XXIX.22