RPC IV.1, 3837 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3837 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΖϞΥ (497)
Dating 200/1
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡοΜΑΤοΥ (facing outward, Αs with curved crossbar)
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, right
Reverse inscription ΖϞΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Septimius Severus, right; to right, dot
Metal gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, p. 178, pl. XXXIII.37–9
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Moscow: Inv. 523 Frolova, p. 178, pl. XXXIII.37
2 2     ✸ B: Graf Prokesch-Osten Frolova, p. 178, pl. XXXIII.38
3 3     St Petersburg: 929 Frolova, p. 178, pl. XXXIII.39
4 4     St Petersburg: 930
5 5     Kiev, Historical Museum 1199