RPC IV.1, 3807 (temporary)


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3807 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ϚΠΥ (486)
Dating 189/90
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ϚΠΥ
Reverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing paludamentum, r.; to r., star (or dot or rosette)
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.64 g
Axis 1
Reference Frolova, pp. 171–2, pl. XXX.16–17, 19–21, 25
Specimens 7

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 487 Frolova, p. 171, pl. XXX.16
2     Moscow: Inv. 488 Frolova, p. 172, pl. XXX.17
3     Moscow: Inv. 489 Frolova, p. 172, pl. XXX.19
4     St Petersburg: 866
5     St Petersburg: 863 Frolova, p. 172, pl. XXX.20
6     St Petersburg: 864 Frolova, p. 172, pl. XXX.21
7     ✸ P: 222 Frolova, p. 172, pl. XXX.25, reverse with large dot surrounded by small dots