Coin of Trapezus with bust of Gordian III
Mint: Pontus, Trapezus
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 14.50 gm. Die Axis: 6
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Obverse: Laureate, draped, cuirassed bust of Gordian III to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Horseman (Mên or Mithra) wearing Phrygian cap rides right toward altar.
At left, tree. At right, star.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.
By date unknown: Jonathan H. Kagan Collection (purchased from Dennis Devine); gift of Jonathan H. Kagan to MFA, December 30, 1986
Gift of Jonathan H. Kagan