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
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, pp. 182–3, pl. XXXV.3–4
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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