Sestertius - Sauromates I

Sestertius - Sauromates I -  obverseSestertius - Sauromates I -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Bosporan Kingdom (Bosporos)
King Sauromates I (90-124)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 108-115
Value 1 Sestertius
Currency Bosporan Kingdom
Composition Bronze
Weight 13 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 49456
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References RPC III# 860
Michel Amandry, Andrew M. Burnett, Jérôme Mairat, William E. Metcalf, Laurent Bricault, M. Blet-Lemarquand; 2015. Roman Provincial Coinage / Volume 3.1. From Nerva to Hadrian (AD 96–138) : Catalogue. British Museum Press - Bibliothèque nationale de France, London, United Kingdom - Paris, France.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Diademed and draped bust of Sauromates to right.

Lettering: ΒΑCΙΛΕWC CΑΥΡΟΜΑΤΟΥ

Translation: "King Sauromates"

Reverse

Wreath.

Lettering: MH

Translation: "48" units.

Mint

Panticapaeum, Tauric Chersonesus, modern-day Kerch, Russia

Comments

MacDonald 398/7

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (108-115) 

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