RPC IV.1, 3867 (temporary)


Image of specimen #5


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3867 (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 letter forms need adjusting
Obverse design draped bust of King Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription Β (in r. field)
Reverse design King Sauromates II standing, facing, head, l., resting arm on club, holding trident; to l., star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Frolova, p. 186, pl. XXXVII.14
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     St Petersburg: 28596 Frolova, p. 186, pl. XXXVII.14
2 2     St Petersburg: 28597
3 3     P: 245
4 4     P: 259 (no military dress, first club, then trident) A. Dieudonné, RN 1900, 133, no. 18 pl. IV.21
5 5     ✸ SNG Stancomb 995, no military dress, first club, then trident