RPC IV.1, 3805 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3805 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΔΠΥ (484)
Dating 187/8
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, right
Reverse inscription ΔΠΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Commodus wearing paludamentum, right; to right, star
Metal gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 171, pl. XXX.1–3
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ St Petersburg: 856 Frolova, p. 171, pl. XXX.1
2 2     St Petersburg: 857 Frolova, p. 171, pl. XXX.2 (rev.)
3 3     Private coll., Moscow = Frolova, p. 171, pl. XXX.3