Coin of Trapezus with bust of Philip II

Roman Provincial
Imperial Period
A.D. 244–245


Mint: Pontus, Trapezus

Dimensions

Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 15.25 gm. Die Axis: 6

Accession Number

67.315

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Radiate, draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right.
Inscription in Greek.
Reverse: Mithras on horseback right.
At left, tree; at right altar and column with bird on top.
Inscriptions in Greek around and in exergue.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA, March 8, 1967

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III