RPC IV.1, 8958 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.1
Number 8958 (temporary)
Province Northern Black Sea
Region Bosporus
City Kingdom of the Bosporus
Reign Sauromates II
Person (obv.) Sauromates II (king)
Issue King Sauromates II and Commodus
Dating 180–192
Obverse inscription ΒΑϹΙΛΕωϹ ϹΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ (facing outward)
Obverse design draped bust of Sauromates II wearing diadem, right; to right, club
Reverse inscription ϚΠΥ
Reverse design laureate-headed bust of Commodus wearing paludamentum, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 12
Reference Frolova —
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 223, authenticity doubtful: bronze cast