RPC IV.1, 3854 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3854 (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 draped bust of King Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design in centre, round shield and transverse spear; to l., head of horse, l., and axe; to r., helmet, r., and sword in sheath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 8.78 g
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, pp. 182–3, pl. XXXV.3–4
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     St Petersburg: 28547 Frolova, p. 183, pl. XXXV.3
2     St Petersburg: 28548 Frolova, p. 183, pl. XXXV.4
3     ✸ P: 268