RPC VII.2, 3410

 

Image of specimen #14

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3410
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 radiate, 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 32 mm
Average weight 19.66 g
Axis 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12
Reference Babelon —
Specimens 24 (12 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1895,0105.8 BMC 139
2     P: 2103
3     B: 18274897, 1845/5231
4     C: 586-1948
5     Cop SNG 223
6     G SNG 2571
7     NY: 1944.100.30160
8     NY: 1923.130.8
9     NY: 1948.19.2464
10     NY: 1938.104.123 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 54
11     NY: 1938.104.122 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 54
12     V: GR 22865
13     Leeds-UL: 461
14     ✸ Winterthur: G 5299 GrMW III, 1191
15     CGT coll.
16     CNG EA 144, 26 July 2006, lot 222
17     CNG EA 213, 1 July 2009, lot 354
18     CNG EA 325, 23 Apr. 2014, lot 477
19     Falghera 2242
20     Gorny & Mosch 134, 11 Oct. 2004, lot 2267
21     Künker 111, 18 Mar. 2006, lot 6960
22     Künker 288, 13 Mar. 2017, lot 790
23     Pecunem 34, 2 Aug. 2015, lot 827
24     Pecunem 34, 2 Aug. 2015, lot 828