RPC IV.1, 3883 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3883 (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 ΜΗ
Reverse design curule chair surmounted by wreath; to left, imperial(?) bust, right and sceptre; to right, round shield
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 21 mm
Reference Frolova, p. 194, pl. XLII.13–14
Specimens 2 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ St Petersburg: 28549 Frolova, p. 194, pl. XLII.13
2 2     St Petersburg: 28550 Frolova, p. 194, pl. XLII.14