RPC IV.1, 3875 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3875 (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, l., brandishing club; about to beat Hydra; to r., star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 31 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 188, pl. XXXVIII.7
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ St Petersburg: 28604 Frolova, p. 188, pl. XXXVIII.7
2 2     St Petersburg: 28605