RPC IV.1, 3812 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3812 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΘΠΥ (489)
Dating 192/3
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ (facing outward)
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r. (to r., club)
Reverse inscription ΘΠΥ
Reverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus(?) wearing paludamentum, r.; to r., dot (or star)
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.69 g
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, p. 173, pl. XXX.35–9
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 492 Frolova, p. 173, pl. XXX.36
2     V: GR 15216 Frolova, p. 173, pl. XXX.37, reverse with dot
3     St Petersburg: 873 Frolova, p. 173, pl. XXX.38
4     St Petersburg: 874
5     St Petersburg: 875 Frolova, p. 173, pl. XXX.35 (rev.)
6     CNG 54 (14/06/2000), 1097, obverse with club, reverse probably with dot
7     Mu: 1 Frolova, p. 173, pl. XXX.39, reverse with star
8     ✸ Roma Numismatics 23, 24 Mar. 2022, lot 227