RPC VII.2, 3424

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3424
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 ΑΥΤΟ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ Ϲ(Ε)(Β)
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΑΒΓΑΡΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛΕΥϹ
Nominative Abgarus Rex
Reverse design draped bust of Abgar X, right, wearing tiara
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 5, 6, 11, 12
Reference Babelon —
Specimens 13 (10 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: BNK,G.886 BMC 164
2 2     P: AA.GR.11419
3 3     P: Chandon de Briailles 1166
4 4     P: AA.GR.19547
5 5     B: 18274955, 1873 Gansauge
6 6     B: 18274953
7 7     Mu
8 8     Mu
9 9     O: Douce
10 10     V: GR 22879
11 11     Leeds-UL: 88
12 12     CGT coll.
13 13     Private coll.