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, possibly unpublished, -, -, cf.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, wreath in right, 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 ended incorporated the kingdom 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 head of right; ABΓAPC BACIΛC (or similar), draped of Abgar right, bearded, wearing a diademed , holding before; SOLD
Kingdom of Edessa, , Abgar X with , 242 - 243 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. RP55556. Bronze AE 24,
225; p. 114, 144; 5745, gF, edge chip, pitting, 9.128 g, maximum 24.5 mm, 0o, , Edessa mint, AYTOK K M ANT ΓOP∆IANOC CEB, laureate of right, drapery on left shoulder, before; ABΓAPOC BACIΛEYC, draped of Abgar right, bearded, wearing a diademed Parthian-style , behind; ex Coins (David ); SOLD
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