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 ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ letter forms need adjusting
Obverse design draped bust of King Sauromates II wearing diadem, right
Reverse inscription Β (in r. field)
Reverse design King Sauromates II standing, facing, head, left, resting arm on club, holding trident; to left, star
Metal copper-based alloy
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