RPC IV.1, 3851 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3851 (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 ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design King Sauromates II galloping, right, brandishing spear, right
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design curule chair surmounted by laurel wreath; to left, round shield surmounted by by head of horse, left; to right, head with helmet, right, sword in sheath; in exergue, right, axe
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 24 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 182, pl. XXXIV.40–1
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ St Petersburg: 28559 Frolova, p. 182, pl. XXXIV.40
2 2     St Petersburg: 28560
3 3     Moscow: Inv. 4605 Frolova, p. 182, pl. XXXIV.41 (obv.)