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
Average weight 7.06 g
Reference Frolova, p. 183, pl. XXXV.12–13
Specimens 2

Specimens of this coin type

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