RPC IV.1, 3846 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3846 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Year EΦ (505)
Dating 208/9
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ƐΦ
Reverse design laureate head of Septimius Severus, r.; to r., bird
Metal Gold
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 7.65 g
Reference Frolova, pp. 180–1, pl. XXXIV.22–4
Specimens 4

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Moscow: Inv. 529 Frolova, p. 180, pl. XXXIV.22
2     Moscow: Inv. 530 Frolova, p. 180, pl. XXXIV.23
3     St Petersburg: 946 Frolova, p. 181, pl. XXXIV.24
4     Cahn 66 (1930), 272