RPC IV.1, 3831 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3831 (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)
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.; (to r., club)
Reverse inscription ƐϞV
Reverse design to l., laureate head of Septimius Severus, r.; to r., laureate-headed bust of Caracalla (youthful), wearing cuirass and paludamentum, l.; between, trident (or crescent)
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.71 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference Frolova, pp. 177–178, pl. XXXII.32–4, pl. XXXIII.15–20, 27, Cop 65
Specimens 20

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 514 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXII.32
2     St Petersburg: 915
3     St Petersburg: 928
4     Naville [Geneva] 5 (18/06/1923), 2371 = Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXII.33
5     Moscow: Inv. 515 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXII.34
6     St Petersburg: 922
7     St Petersburg: 918 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.15
8     Mu Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.16, in text as '15'
9     B: Graf Prokesch-Osten Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.17
10     Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.18
11     Odessa: Inv. 52116 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.20
12     P: 230 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.27, reverse with trident
13     P: 231 Frolova, p. 178, pl. XXXIII.25, reverse with crescent
14     NY: 1947.2.434, reverse with trident
15     Gorny & Mosch 114 (04/03/2002), 166, reverse with trident
16     Cop: 65
17     V: GR 33529 Frolova, p. 177, pl. XXXIII.19, reverse with trident
18     Peus 366 (25/10/2000), coll. Marcel Burstein, 472, pl. 22, reverse with crescent
19     B: I-B
20     ✸ Roma Numismatics 23, 24 Mar. 2022, lot 230