RPC IV.1, 3808 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3808 (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 189/9
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ (facing outward)
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ϚΠΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Commodus, r.; to r., star
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.67 g
Axis 1
Reference Frolova, pp. 171–2, pl. XXX.15, 18, 22–4
Specimens 5

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 486 Frolova, p. 171, pl. XXX.15, pierced, 7.77g
2     St Petersburg: 867 Frolova, p. 172, pl. XXX.18 (rev.)
3     St Petersburg: 865 Frolova, p. 172, pl. XXX.22
4     B: (Löbb) Frolova, p. 172, pl. XXX.23
5     ✸ L Frolova, p. 172, pl. XXX.24