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Medallions with Mithras from Trapezus

These bronze medallions associates the image of several Roman emperors with that of Mithras, usually as a rider, in the province Pontus.
 
 
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  • Medallion with Mithras and Trajan.

    Medallion with Mithras and Trajan.
    Naville Numismatics 

  • Medallion with bust of Mithras as rider and Caracalla.

    Medallion with bust of Mithras as rider and Caracalla.
    Leu Numismatik AG 

  • Medallion with Mithras as rider.

    Medallion with Mithras as rider.
    The Mystery of Mithras 

  • Medallion with Mithras as rider, Caracalla face.

    Medallion with Mithras as rider, Caracalla face.
    The Mystery of Mithras 

  • Medallion with Mithras as rider and Elagabalus.

    Medallion with Mithras as rider and Elagabalus.
    Gorny & Mosch 

 

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Medallion of Mithras and Trajan[1]

Trajan, AE32 of Trapezus, Pontus. AD 98-117. 16.15 g.

AYTO KAIC NEΡ TΡAIANOC CEB, laureate, draped and cuirassed bust left. / TΡAΠEZOYNTIωN ETOYC N, draped bust of Mithras right, wearing Phrygian cap.

RecGen 4; Paris 452; Wojan 1-3; Arslan (1992) 27; BMC G730; RPC III 2929.

Medallion of Mithras and Caracalla

Caracalla AE28 of Trapezus, Pontus. Dated local year 135. 16.62 g.

[AYT K] M AYΡ ANT[ωNEINOC CEB], laureate, draped and cuirassed bust right.