RPC IV.1, 3870 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3870 (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
Obverse design draped bust of King Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription Β (in r. field)
Reverse design nude Heracles (youthful) advancing, r., carrying the Erymanthian boar over shoulder; to r., star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Average weight 15.44 g
Reference Frolova, p. 187, pl. XXXVII.18–19
Specimens 3

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 4615 Frolova, p. 187, pl. XXXVII.18
2     St Petersburg: 28607
3     ✸ St Petersburg: 28608 Frolova, p. 187, pl. XXXVII.19