RPC VII.2, 3422

 

Image of specimen #11

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3422
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, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, r., seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΒΓΑΡΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛƐΥϹ
Nominative Abgarus Rex
Reverse design draped bust of Abgar X, r., wearing tiara
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Average weight 5.28 g
Axis 5, 6, 9, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 100
Specimens 12 (10 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: Y 20263, Seymour de Ricci 539
2     P: AA.GR.18637
3     P: 2120
4     B: 18274949, Löbb.
5     B: 18274948, 1855/17622
6     C: 244-1961
7     C: Mossop
8     Mu
9     NY: 1944.100.69832
10     O: New College
11     ✸ Leeds-UL: 90
12     Münzzentrum 82, 6 Sept. 1995, lot 398