RPC IV.1, 4468 (temporary) (forgery)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 4468 (temporary) (forgery)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue Forgery: King Sauromates II
Dating 193–210
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, right
Reverse inscription ΒϞΥ
Reverse design laureate-headed bust of Septimius Severus wearing cuirass and paludamentum, right; to right, dot
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova —$
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 15218, authenticity doubtful: bronze cast