Kingdom of Edessa, , Abgar X with , 242 - 244 A.D.
Abgar X Frahad bar Manu was raised to the throne when recovered from the Persians. His rule and the Kingdom of Edessa both ended with Gordian's assassination and a Sassanid takeover in 244 A.D. RP90428. Bronze AE 25, 225; p. 114, 144; 5745, VF, centered, light corrosion, 10.938 g, maximum 25.5 mm, 0o, , Edessa mint, 242 - 244 A.D.; AYTOK K M ANT ΓOP∆IANOC CEB, laureate of right, drapery on left shoulder, before; ABΓAPOC BACIΛEYC, mantled of Abgar right, bearded, wearing a diademed Parthian-style ornamented with a rosette, behind; $175.00 (Ä155.75)
Kingdom of Osrhoene, Ma'nu , c. 139 - 163 and 165 - 177 A.D., In the Name of
The Kingdom of Osrhoene was an independent kingdom, alternately under Parthian and Roman domination, from the end of the Seleucid period until it became a Roman province in 244 A.D. This coin was minted in the name of , Augusta and wife of the emperor .SH15727. Silver
, possibly unpublished, -, -, cf. p. 93, 7 ff. ( ), F, 2.334 g, maximum 17.0 mm, 180o, Edessa mint, c. 167 - 177 A.D.; ΛOYKIΛΛA CEBACTH, draped right, hair plaited, bound with , and tied with in back; BACIΛEV MANNOC ΦIΛOPWMA, walking left, in right hand, over shoulder in left; uneven , flat strike; extremely ; SOLD
The Kingdom of Edessa, , and Abgar , 197 - 212 A.D.
Abgar , also known as Abgar the Great, is remembered for his reputed conversion to Christianity in about 200 A.D. His son Abgar IX Severus, who succeeded him in 212, was summoned with his son to Rome in 213 and murdered at the orders of . A year later, incorporated the kingdom into the empire as a Roman province.RY55358. Bronze AE 24,
p. 94, 14 ff., 196 ff., F, 6.505 g, maximum 23.1 mm, 180o, , Edessa mint, 197 - 212 A.D.; CEOVHPOC ΛTOKΛO (or similar), laureate of right; ABΓAPC BACIΛC (or similar), draped of Abgar right, bearded, wearing a diademed , holding before; SOLD
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