RPC IV.3, 3991 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 3991 (temporary)
Province Mesopotamia
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Abgar VIII
Person (obv.) Abgar VIII (king)
Issue Abgar VIII and his son of Ma´nu IX
Dating 192
Obverse inscription [ΑΒΓ]ΑΡοϹ ΒϹΙΛΕ(sic) (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design draped bust of Abgar (bearded) wearing diademed tiara, right
Reverse inscription ΜΑИИοϹ (Α shaped as Λ)
Reverse design draped bust of Ma´nu (youthful) wearing tiara with crest of hook-shaped ornaments, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 14 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference BMC 36
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BMC 36, pl. XIV.8
2 2     B: (Löbb)