RPC IV.1, 3858 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3858 (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 (on r.)
Reverse design in centre, round shield and transverse spear; to l., sword in sheath; to r., axe and curule chair; above, helmet, r., and head of horse, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 23 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 183, pl. XXXV.12–13
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Moscow: Inv. 4597 Frolova, p. 183, pl. XXXV.12
2 2     ✸ St Petersburg: 28546 Frolova, p. 183, pl. XXXV.13