RPC IV.1, 3888 (temporary)


Image of specimen #11


Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 3888 (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 l. field)
Reverse design turreted Aphrodite seated, l., holding apple and long transverse sceptre; to l., laureate head of Septimius Severus, l., and small Nike advancing, r., holding wreath and palm-branch; to r., star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.93 g
Axis 12
Reference Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.20–26
Specimens 11

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     Moscow: Inv. 4701 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.20
2     Moscow: Inv. 4702
3     St Petersburg: 28732 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.21
4     St Petersburg: 28735 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.23
5     St Petersburg: 28734 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.22
6     St Petersburg: 28733 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.24
7     Moscow: Inv. 4705 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.25
8     Moscow: Inv. 4704
9     St Petersburg: 28736 Frolova, p. 196, pl. XLIII.26
10     St Petersburg: 28737
11     ✸ B: Rauch