RPC VII.2, 3404


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3404
Province Osroene
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Abgar X (king)
Issue Royal coinage
Dating AD 239–42
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, right, with drapery on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΑΒΓΑΡΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛΕΥϹ
Nominative Abgarus Rex
Reverse design Abgar X, wearing tiara, on horseback, riding right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 34 mm
Axis 5
Reference Babelon —
Specimens 1 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1938.104.125 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 57