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