RPC IV.1, 3887 (temporary)


Image of specimen #11


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3887 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Dating 193-210
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛƐⲰϹ ϹΑVΡοΜΑΤοV (Αs with curved crossbar)
Obverse design draped bust of King Sauromates II wearing diadem, r.
Reverse inscription Β (in r. field)
Reverse design turreted Aphrodite seated, l., holding apple over small Eros and long transverse sceptre; to l., laureate head of Septimius Severus, r.; to r., star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 10.50 g
Axis 6, 10, 12
Reference Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.16–19
Specimens 12

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 4697 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.16
2     Moscow: Inv. 4699
3     St Petersburg: 28727
4     St Petersburg: 28728 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.17
5     Moscow: Inv. 7700
6     Moscow: Inv. 4698 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.19
7     St Petersburg: 28729
8     St Petersburg: 28730 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.18
9     P: 252, obverse worn, on reverse, Eros obscure, thus attribution to this type uncertain
10     P: 253, on reverse, B obscure
11     ✸ P: 254
12     O