RPC VII.2, 3414


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3414
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, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
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 32 mm
Axis 5, 10, 11
Reference Babelon 94
Specimens 7 (7 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: EH,p677.2.AbgGor
2 2     L: EH,p677.3.AbgGor
3 3     ✸ P: Chandon de Briailles 1339
4 4     P: 2104
5 5     G SNG 2574
6 6     NY: 1948.19.2469
7 7     NY: 1944.100.41560