RPC VII.2, 3421

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3421
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 Ϲ(Ɛ)(Β)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r., with drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΑΒΓΑΡΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ
Nominative Abgarus Rex
Reverse design draped bust of Abgar X, r., wearing tiara
Metal Æ
Average diameter 19 mm
Average weight 5.37 g
Axis 3, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 102
Specimens 33 (28 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1900,0706.21 BMC 159
2     L: TC,p231.3.a.GorAbg BMC 160
3     L: 1843,0712.21 BMC 161
4     L: TC,p231.3.b.AbgGor BMC 162
5     ✸ L: G.2912 BMC 163
6     P: AA.GR.5177
7     P: 2118
8     P: AA.GR.25154
9     P: AA.GR.5178
10     P: 2119
11     P: AA.GR.25153
12     B: 18274946, Knobelsdorff
13     B: 18274947, Rauch
14     B: 18274944, Fox
15     C: LK 673-R
16     C: 243-1961
17     C: 242-1961
18     Cop SNG 227
19     G SNG 2582
20     Mu
21     NY: 1944.100.67322
22     O: Bodley
23     O: Milne
24     O: Christ Church
25     O: Milne
26     O: Bodley
27     V: GR 22877
28     V: GR 22876
29     Beirut-AUB: C3354
30     CGT coll.
31     CNG 91, 19 Sept. 2012, lot 701
32     CNG EA 240, 8 Sept. 2010, lot 350
33     Pecunem 39, 3 Jan. 2016, lot 789