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Coin of Kingdom of Bosporus with seated figure of Sauromates I

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Obverse: Sauromates I, togate, seated right, holds in left hand sceptre topped by human head. Inscription in Greek around. (see media screen for Greek inscription) Reverse: Within wreath: MH.

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

Accession Number

64.2165

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins