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