RPC IV.1, 3841 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3841 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year Φ (500)
Dating 203/4
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription Φ
Reverse design to l., laureate head of Septimius Severus, r.; to r., laureate-headed bust of Caracalla (youthful), wearing cuirass and paludamentum, l.; between, spear
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.70 g
Reference Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.11
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 526 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.11, pierced, 7.78g
2     ✸ St Petersburg: 940
3     St Petersburg: 941