RPC IV.1, 3839 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3839 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΗϞΥ (498)
Dating 201/2
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, right
Reverse inscription ΗϞΥ
Reverse design laureate head of Septimius Severus, right; to right, dot (or trident)
Metal gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Reference Frolova, pp. 178–9, pl. XXXIV.3–6
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Moscow: Inv. 525 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.3
2 2     ✸ L Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.4
3 3     St Petersburg: 932 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.5
4 4     St Petersburg: 933
5 5     St Petersburg: 934 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.6