RPC VII.2, 3408

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3408
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, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
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
Average weight 19.64 g
Axis 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 93
Specimens 45

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: EH,p677.1.a.AbgGor BMC 136
2     ✸ L: EH,p677.1.b.AbgGor BMC 137
3     P: Chandon de Briailles 1340
4     P: 2099
5     P: 2100
6     P: 1966.453
7     P: Vogüé 176
8     P: 2101
9     P: AA.GR.19418
10     P: AA.GR.26257
11     B: 18274894, Löbb.
12     B: 18274896, Fox
13     B: 18274892, Löbb.
14     C: 236-1961
15     G SNG 2572
16     Mu
17     Mu
18     NY: 1948.19.2467
19     NY: 1944.100.39409
20     NY: 1944.100.33312
21     NY: 1948.19.2466
22     NY: 1948.19.2465
23     NY: 1938.104.124 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 52
24     O: Milne
25     O: Godwyn
26     V: GR 22864
27     V: GR 22861
28     V: GR 22863
29     V: GR 22862
30     Beirut-AUB: C3350
31     Leeds-UL: 460
32     Leeds-UL: 459
33     CGT coll.
34     CGT coll.
35     CNG EA 224, 16 Dec. 2009, lot 485
36     CNG EA 319, 29 Jan. 2014, lot 290 = CNG 61, 25 Sept. 2002, lot 1071
37     CNG EA 320, 12 Feb. 2014, lot 327
38     CNG MBS 61, 25 Sept. 2002, lot 1071
39     CNG MBS 69, 8 June 2005, lot 1273 = CNG 55, 13 Nov. 2000, lot 982
40     Elsen 108, 12 Mar. 2011, lot 521
41     Falghera 2241
42     Lindgren III, 1565a
43     Private coll.
44     Private coll.
45     Private coll.