RPC VII.2, 3407

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3407
Province Osroene
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Person (rev.) Gordian III (Augustus) ; 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 laureate head of Gordian III, r., with drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ΑΒΓΑΡΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ
Reverse design Gordian III, laureate, seated r., on platform, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle, facing Abgar X standing l., wearing tiara, holding Nike and sword
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 92
Specimens 18 (12 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: EH,p677.4.AbgGor
2     ✸ L: 1841,B.3827 BMC 138
3     P: 2102
4     P: Chandon de Briailles 1162
5     P: AA.GR.26258
6     B: 18274890, 1845/4791
7     B: 18274891, I-B
8     G SNG 2573
9     NY: 1984.65.156
10     NY: 1948.19.2468
11     NY: 1938.104.126 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 51
12     V: GR 22860
13     CGT coll. = CNG EA 348, 8 Apr. 2015, lot 592 = CNG EA 216, 12 Aug. 2009, lot 413
14     CNG EA 196, 1 Oct. 2008, lot 187
15     CNG EA 337, 22 Oct. 2014, lot 341
16     Emporium Hamburg 72, 13 Nov. 2014, lot 653
17     Falghera 2243
18     Künker 83, 17 June 2003, lot 1189