RPC IV.3, 8959 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume IV.3
Number 8959 (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 ΒΑ[ (Αs shaped as Λs)
Obverse design draped bust of Abgar (bearded) wearing diademed tiara with crest of hook-shaped ornaments, right
Reverse inscription ΜΑΝΝΟϹ ΠΑΙϹ (Αs shaped as Λ, Μ may be inverted and Νs may be shaped as Иs)
Reverse design draped bust of Ma´nu (youthful) wearing tiara with crest of hook-shaped ornaments, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 16 mm
Axis 6
Specimens 2 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: 1984 (coll. Jean-Jacques Barthélemy)
2 2     P: 1985 (coll. Jean-Jacques Barthélemy)