RPC IV.1, 3838 (temporary)


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3838 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΗϞY (498)
Dating 201/2
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑVΡοΜΑΤοV
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ΗϞV
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)
Metal Gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 7.67 g
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, pp. 178–9, pl. XXXIV.2, 7–8, 10
Specimens 6

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 524 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.2
2     St Petersburg: 935
3     St Petersburg: 936 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.7
4     St Petersburg: 937 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.8
5     P: 233 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.10
7     ✸ NY: 1944.100.41085