RPC VII.2, 3413


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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3413
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 standing right, holding short sceptre and globe, facing Abgar X standing left, wearing tiara, holding crown and sword
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 33 mm
Axis 10, 11
Reference Babelon —
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ C McClean 9554
2 2     Cop SNG 224
3 3     Pecunem 34, 2 Aug. 2015, lot 826