Coin of Kingdom of Bosporus with seated figure of Sauromates I

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 98–103/104


Mint: Bosporus (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 28 mm. Weight: 13.26 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2165

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Sauromates I, togate, seated right, holds in left hand sceptre topped by human head.
Inscription in Greek..

Reverse: Within wreath: inscription.

Provenance

By 1964: with Euripides S. Sepheriades; purchased by MFA from Euripides S. Sepheriades, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour