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Coin of Kingdom of Bosporus with bust of Sauromates I

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Obverse: Diademed, draped bust of Sauromates I to left. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription) Reverse: Within wreath, Nike stands left, holding wreath in right hand and palm in left. In field: M H

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

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, A.D. 93–123

Mint

Bosporus (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 18.51 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

64.2166

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins