RPC IV.1, 3866 (temporary)


Image of specimen #7


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3866 (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 ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ (Αs with curved crossbar)
Obverse design draped bust of King Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription Β (in r. field or between two figures)
Reverse design to l., King Sauromates II standing, l., wearing militrary dress, holding trident, resting arm on club; to r., Nike standing, l., holding palm-branch, crowning King; in l. field, star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 17.30 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference Frolova, p. 186, pl. XXXVII.7, 9–13
Specimens 8

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 4610 Frolova, p. 186, pl. XXXVII.9
2     Moscow: Inv. 4611 Frolova, p. 186, pl. XXXVII.7
3     St Petersburg: 28591 Frolova, p. 186, pl. XXXVII.11
4     St Petersburg: 28590 Frolova, p. 186, pl. XXXVII.12
5     St Petersburg: 28593 Frolova, p. 186, pl. XXXVII.13
6     Moscow: Inv. 4612 Frolova, p. 186, pl. XXXVII.10
7     ✸ P: 248
8     Mu