RPC VII.2, 3405


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3405
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, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΒΓΑΡΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛΕΥϹ
Nominative Abgarus Rex
Reverse design Abgar X, wearing tiara, on horseback, riding right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 10, 11
Reference Babelon —
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B. Michaux coll.
2 2     ✸ D. Taylor coll.
3 3     Boston: 63.1180