RPC IV.1, 3876 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3876 (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) standing, left, plucking apples in the garden of the Hesperides; to right, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 29 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 188, pl. XXXVIII.9
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ St Petersburg: 28620 Frolova, p. 188, pl. XXXVIII.9