RPC IV.1, 3859 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3859 (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 Nike advancing, l., holding wreath and palm-branch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 6.48 g
Reference Frolova, p. 183, pl. XXXV.14–16
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 4598 Frolova, p. 183, pl. XXXV.14
2     Frolova, pl. XXXV.15, not mentioned in text
3     ✸ St Petersburg: 28544 Frolova, p. 183, pl. XXXV.16