Coin Of Edessa Under Gordian Iii And Abgar X
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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1979.419.198
People
Abgar X, Mesopotamian ( r. 242 - 244 CE)
Gordian III, Roman ( r. 238 - 244 CE)
Title
Coin of Edessa under Gordian III and Abgar X
Classification
Coins
Work Type
coin
Date
242-244 CE
Places
Creation Place: Ancient & Byzantine World, Asia, Edessa (Mesopotamia)
Period
Roman Imperial period
Culture
Roman Provincial
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Bronze
Metal
AE
Technique
Struck
Dimensions
4.8 g
Die Axis
5
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of H. Bartlett Wells, Class of 1929
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
1979.419.198
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
Verification Level

2 - Adequate. Object is adequately described but information may not be vetted