RPC IV.1, 3874 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3874 (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 (facing outward)
Obverse design draped bust of King Sauromates II wearing diadem, right
Reverse inscription Β (in r. field)
Reverse design nude Heracles (youthful) seated on rock, left, holding patera, resting arm on club; to right, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 31 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 188, pl. XXXVIII.6, 8
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Moscow: Inv. 4620 Frolova, p. 188, pl. XXXVIII.6
2 2     St Petersburg: 28603 Frolova, p. 188, pl. XXXVIII.8
3 3     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 152 (10/10/2006), 1744