RPC IV.1, 3849 (temporary)


Image of specimen #4


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3849 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Dating 174-186
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design King Sauromates II on horseback, r., carrying transverse spear, raising r. hand
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design curule chair surmounted by laurel wreath; to l., round shield surmounted by head of horse, l.; to r., helmet, r., sword in sheath; in exergue to r., axe
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, p. 181–2, pl. XXXIV.36–7,
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Moscow: Inv. 4602 Frolova, p. 182, pl. XXXIV.36
2 2     Moscow: Inv. 4604
3 3     Moscow: Inv. 4603 Frolova, p. 182, pl. XXXIV.37
4 4     ✸ P: 266