RPC VII.2, 2861A


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2861A
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 front
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 31 mm
Reference Rec —; Wojan, Trapézonte
Specimens 1 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 2862A/1, 2863/3, 2864/2, 2867/2–3, 2870/11.
Note Coin had been included under RIC VII.2, 2866 (year 179, ΡΟΘ), but the date reads in fact ΡΟƐ here.
Correction Corrected coin-type (post publication)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Arabat Spit hoard (Crimea) = K. Myzgin, 'Roman provincial coins from the Arabat Spit', VII International Numismatic Symposium «Pontic Money-Changer: Money of the Local Market (Simferopol, 2020), pp. 147-52, no. 3