RPC IV.3, 3992 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 3992 (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 ΑΒΓΑΡοϹ ΒΑϹΙ[ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design draped bust of Abgar (bearded) wearing diademed tiara, r.
Reverse inscription ΜΑΝΝοϹ (Α shaped as Λ, Νs may be shaped as Иs)
Reverse design draped bust of Ma´nu (youthful) wearing tiara with crest of hook-shaped ornaments, r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 15 mm
Average weight 1.78 g
Axis 6
Reference BMC 37
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: BMC 37, pl. XIV.9 (rev.)
2     Mu: 86