RPC VII.2, 2862


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 2862
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, column surmounted by bird, above which star; beneath, serpent
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference Rec 50 corr.; Wojan, Trapézonte 115
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1: same rev. die as 2862A/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: 1872,0709.129 BMC 5 = Wojan 115.a = Rec 50
2 2     Istanbul: ? 757/101 Wojan 115.b