RPC VII.2, 2861


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2861
Province Pontus
Region Pontus
City Trapezus
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Year ΡΟƐ = 175
Dating AD 238/9
Obverse inscription ΑΥ Κ Μ ΑΝ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΤΡΑΠΕΖΟΥΝΤΙΩΝ ΕΤ ΡΟΕ
Reverse design horseman (Mithras) riding right; at left, tree; at right, lighted altar; star in field
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 30 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference Rec 45; Wojan, Trapézonte 125–7
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1408 SNG 1965 = Wojan 126.a
2 2     B: 18272763, Löbb. Wojan 125.a = Rec 45
3 3     Boston: 1986.978 Wojan 127.a