RPC VII.2, 3409


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3409
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 ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate head of Gordian III, right, with drapery on left shoulder
Reverse design Gordian III, laureate, seated right, on platform, holding sceptre surmounted by eagle, facing Abgar X standing left, wearing tiara, holding Nike and sword
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Reference Babelon —
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     CNG 43, 24 Sept. 1997, lot 1142
2 2     D. Taylor coll.
3 3     ✸ M&M GmbH 27, 28 May 2008, lot 2270