RPC IV.1, 3881 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3881 (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., rosette)
Reverse inscription ΜΗ
Reverse design in centre, upright spear with attached round shield; to l., head of horse, l., and axe; to r., helmet, l., and sword in sheath
Metal Æ
Average diameter 22 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 193, pl. XLII.4–5
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     Moscow: Inv. 4596 Frolova, p. 193, pl. XLII.4
2 2     ✸ St Petersburg: 28701 Frolova, p. 193, pl. XLII.5
3 3     St Petersburg: 28700