RPC IV.1, 3877 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3877 (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 in centre, round shield with upright spear; to l., helmet, r., sword in sheath and star; to r., head of horse, r., and axe
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Reference Frolova, pp. 188–9, pl. XXXVIII.10
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ St Petersburg: 28601
2 2     Frolova, p. 189, pl. XXXVIII.10