RPC IV.1, 3827 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3827 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΕϞΥ (495)
Dating 198/9
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑVΡοΜΑΤοV (facing outward, Αs with curved crossbar)
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ƐϞV
Reverse design laureate-headed busts of Septimius Severus (on l.) and Caracalla (on r., youthful), facing each other; both wearing cuirass and paludamentum; between, crescent (or trident)
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.73 g
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, pp. 176–7, pl. XXXII.22–4, 35–6, pl. XXXIII.13–14, 22
Specimens 13

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 511 Frolova, p. 176, pl. XXXII.22
2     St Petersburg: 911
3     L Frolova, p. 176, pl. XXXII.23
4     B: v. Knobelsdorff Frolova, p. 176, pl. XXXII.24
5     Moscow: Inv. 516 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXII.35
6     St Petersburg: 910
7     Naville [Geneva] 5 (18/06/1923), 2370 = Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXII.36
8     St Petersburg: 912 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.13 (rev.)
9     St Petersburg: 913
10     St Petersburg: 914 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.14 (obv.), perhaps similar type from the same year
11     Moscow Pushkin: 529 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.22
12     NY: 1944.100.41083
13     ✸ Mu: 3