RPC IV.1, 3818 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3818 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΑϞΥ (491)
Dating 194/5
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, right; (to right, club)
Reverse inscription ΑϞΥ
Reverse design laureate-headed bust of Septimius Severus wearing cuirass (and paludamentum), right; (to right, dot, club or trident)
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 174, pl. XXXI.17–18, 25
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Moscow: Inv. 498? Frolova, p. 174, pl. XXXI.17
2 2     ✸ St Petersburg: 884 Frolova, p. 174, pl. XXXI.18
3 3     St Petersburg: 885 Frolova, p. 174, pl. XXXI.25 (rev.), cuirass only