Sauromates I

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Sauromates I

 

the ruler of the Bosporan state from 93 to 123. During the reign of Sauromates I, Bosporus experienced an economic revival, and lively trade relations were developed with Asia Minor. Sauromates I waged a war with the Scythian kingdom that ended in victory for Bosporus. He had coins minted with types commemorating this triumph.

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