RPC VII.2, 3425


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3425
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 ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ
Nominative Imperator Gordianus
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, right, with drapery on left shoulder
Reverse inscription ΑΒΓΑΡΟϹ ΒΑϹΙΛΕΥϹ
Nominative Abgarus Rex
Reverse design diademed and draped bust of Abgar X, right
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 15 mm
Axis 8, 11, 12
Reference Babelon 102
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ L: RPK,p195.3.Abg BMC 165
2 2     P: 2121
3 3     NY: 1976.158.2
4 4     B. Michaux coll.