RPC IV.1, 3842 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3842 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year ΑΦ (501)
Dating 204/5
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑVΡΟΜΑΤΟV
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΦ
Reverse design to l., laureate head of Septimius Severus, r.; to r., laureate-headed bust of Caracalla (youthful), wearing cuirass and paludamentum, l.; between, sword(?)
Metal Gold
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 7.62 g
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, pp. 179–80, pl. XXXIV.12–16
Specimens 9

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 527 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.12
2     St Petersburg: 942
3     St Petersburg: 28540 Frolova, p. 179, pl. XXXIV.16
4     St Petersburg: 943
5     L Frolova, p. 180, pl. XXXIV.14
6     Private coll., Moscow = Frolova, p. 180, pl. XXXIV.15
7     P: 235 Frolova, p. 180, pl. XXXIV.13
8     ✸ NY: 1967.152.387
9     C: SNG 1612 Y 1936/727 = Burbury 32