RPC VII.2, 3435


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 3435
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 ϹΕΒ
Nominative Imperator Caesar Marcus Antonius Gordianus Augustus
Obverse design radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III, right, seen from rear
Reverse inscription ΜΗΤ ΚΟΛ ΕΔΕϹϹΗΝωΝ
Reverse design draped, veiled and turreted bust of Tyche, right; in front, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 19 mm
Axis 10, 11
Reference Babelon —
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ P: Chandon de Briailles 1338
2 2     V: GR 22830
3 3     Leeds-UL: 79
4 4     Leeds-UL: 80
5 5     B. Michaux coll.