RPC VII.2, 3417

 

Image of specimen #35

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3417
Province Osroene
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Person (rev.) 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 head of Gordian III, r., with drapery on l. shoulder; in front, star
Reverse inscription ΑΒΓΑΡΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ
Nominative Abgarus Rex
Reverse design draped bust of Abgar X, r., wearing tiara; behind, star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 24 mm
Average weight 8.87 g
Axis 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 97
Specimens 52 (46 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: EH,p677.7.AbgGor BMC 148
2     P: AA.GR.2979
3     P: 2113
4     P: AA.GR.5175
5     P: AA.GR.17590
6     P: 2114
7     P: 2115
8     P: AA.GR.25147
9     P: AA.GR.25145
10     P: Chandon de Briailles 1163
11     P: M 5531
12     P: 2117
13     P: AA.GR.25149
14     P: AA.GR.19548
15     P: AA.GR.5174
16     P: 1966.453
17     B: 18274905, Löbb.
18     B: 18274901, 1847/8182
19     B: 18274903, Alter Bestand
20     B: 18274904, Fox
21     C: G 715-R
22     C: LK 672-R
23     C: 239-1961
24     C: 556-1950
25     Cop SNG 226
26     Mu
27     Mu
28     Mu
29     Mu
30     Mu
31     Mu
32     Mu
33     NY: 1944.100.83431
34     NY: 1944.100.51948
35     ✸ NY: 1944.100.51302
36     NY: 1991.3.17
37     NY: 1938.104.129 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 60
38     NY: 1938.104.128 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 60
39     O: Milne
40     O: Douce
41     O: Milne
42     O: Oman
43     V: GR 22868
44     V: GR 22867
45     V: GR 22869
46     V: GR 22870
47     Leeds-UL: 81
48     CGT coll.
49     Falghera 2246
50     Pecunem 43, 1 May 2016, lot 775
51     Private coll.
52     Sincona 6, 23 May 2012, lot 209