RPC VII.2, 3426


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3426
Province Osroene
Region Mesopotamia
City Edessa
Reign Gordian III
Person (obv.) Gordian III (Augustus)
Issue Colonial coinage
Dating AD 242–4
Obverse inscription ΑΥΤΟΚ Κ Μ ΑΝΤ ΓΟΡΔΙΑΝΟϹ ϹƐΒ
Obverse design laureate head of Gordian III, r., with drapery on l. shoulder
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΚΟΛ ƐΔƐϹϹΗΝⲰΝ
Reverse design draped, veiled and turreted bust of Tyche, l.; in front, Marsyas (?) standing r., on short column, carrying wineskin over shoulder, and altar
Metal Æ
Average diameter 28 mm
Average weight 13.40 g
Reference Babelon —
Specimens 1

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ D. Taylor coll.