RPC VII.2, 3406

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3406
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 ϹƐΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΒΓΑΡΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ
Nominative Abgarus Rex
Reverse design Abgar X, wearing tiara, on horseback, riding r.
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 10, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 95
Specimens 14 (9 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: G1874,0715.424 BMC 141
2     L: 1844,0425.2639 BMC 142
3     L: EH,p677.5.AbgGor BMC 143
4     P: 2105
5     P: AA.GR.18489
6     P: Vogüé 177
7     B: 18274898, Löbb.
8     ✸ G SNG 2575
9     NY: 1971.290.6
10     CNG EA 144, 26 July 2006, lot 221
11     CNG MBS 84, 5 May 2010, lot 915
12     M&M GmbH 20, 10 Oct. 2006, lot 932
13     Pecunem 31, 3 May 2015, lot 418
14     Roma Numismatics EA 9, 28 June 2014, lot 311