RPC VII.2, 3418

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3418
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, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear; 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 9.05 g
Axis 3, 4, 5, 6, 9, 10, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 96
Specimens 63 (36 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1900,0706.19 BMC 144
2     L: G.2908 BMC 145
3     L: G.2909 BMC 146
4     L: 1900,0706.20 BMC 147
5     P: Chandon de Briailles 1159
6     P: AA.GR.5176
7     P: AA.GR.25150
8     P: AA.GR.25146
9     P: 2107
10     P: AA.GR.5173
11     P: 2108
12     P: 2109
13     P: 2110
14     P: 2111
15     B: 18274936, Löbb.
16     B: 18274935, I-B
17     C: 238-1961
18     C: SJ 585-R
19     Cop SNG 225
20     G SNG 2579
21     Mu
22     Mu
23     Mu
24     Mu
25     NY: 1944.100.51301
26     NY: 1944.100.51199
27     NY: 1944.100.45140
28     NY: 1944.100.51201
29     NY: 1948.19.2470
30     NY: 1938.104.134 Bellinger, Hoards 8–9, no. 61
31     O: Laud
32     O: Bodley
33     O: Bodley
34     O
35     V: GR 22872
36     V: GR 22871
37     Beirut-AUB: C3352
38     Beirut-AUB: C3353
39     Leeds-UL: 85
40     Leeds-UL: 83
41     Leeds-UL: 84
42     Winterthur: G 5301 GrMW III, 1194
43     CGT coll.
44     CGT coll.
45     CGT coll.
46     CGT coll.
47     CGT coll.
48     CNG EA 160, 14 Mar. 2007, lot 261
49     CNG EA 194, 20 Aug. 2008, lot 213
50     CNG EA 229, 10 Mar. 2010, lot 358 = Giessener 81, 3 Mar. 1997, lot 587
51     CNG EA 292, 5 Dec. 2012, lot 335
52     Falghera 2244
53     Falghera 2245
54     Gorny & Mosch 160, 9 Oct. 2007, lot 2044
55     Gorny & Mosch 186, 8 Mar. 2010, lot 1732
56     Grün 53, 20 May 2010, lot 137
57     Hirsch 253, 27 Sept. 2007, lot 2655 = Hirsch 249, 7 Feb. 2007, lot 2106
58     Pecunem 40, 7 Feb. 2016, lot 498
59     Private coll.
60     Rauch Summer 2013, 18 Sept. 2013, lot 831
61     Roma Numismatics 4, 30 Sept. 2012, lot 2471
62     Roma Numismatics EA 24, 30 Jan. 2016, lot 293
63     Roma Numismatics EA 6, 22 Feb. 2014, lot 296