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 ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of King Sauromates II wearing diadem, right
Reverse inscription Β (in r. field)
Reverse design nude Heracles (youthful) advancing, right, carrying the Erymanthian boar over shoulder; to right, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 187, pl. XXXVII.18–19
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

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