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 ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design King Sauromates II galloping, r., brandishing spear, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design curule chair surmounted by laurel wreath; to l., round shield surmounted by by head of horse, l.; to r., head with helmet, r., sword in sheath; in exergue, r., axe
Metal Æ
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.)