RPC VII.2, 3412

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3412
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 standing r., holding short sceptre and globe, facing Abgar X standing l., wearing tiara, holding crown and sword
Metal Æ
Average diameter 33 mm
Average weight 21.61 g
Axis 11
Reference Babelon —
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Mu
2     D. Taylor coll.