RPC IV.1, 3864 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3864 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Dating 186–196
Obverse inscription Β (in r. field)
Obverse design draped bust of King Sauromates II wearing diadem, right; to left, star
Reverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡοΜΑΤοΥ (facing outward, Αs with curved crossbar)
Reverse design King Sauromates II on horseback, right, carrying transverse spear, raising right hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, pp. 184–5, pl. XXXV.24–5
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     A.V. Oreshnikov, p. 65, no. 21, pl. II.42 = Frolova, p. 185, pl. XXXV.25
2 2     A.V. Oreshnikov, p. 65, no. 22, pl. II.43 = Frolova, p. 185, pl. XXXV.24
3 3     ✸ V: GR 15224, authenticity doubtful: cast?