RPC IV.1, 3873 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3873 (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.; to r., star
Reverse inscription Β (in r. field)
Reverse design nude Heracles (youthful) advancing, r., brandishing club, about to beat horse (one of the Mares of Diomedes) standing on backlegs, l.; to l., star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 188, pl. XXXVIII.5
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Moscow: Inv. 4619 Frolova, p. 188, pl. XXXVIII.5