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ID:     770526
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Roman Provincial
Region:     MESOPOTAMIA
City:     Edessa
Issuer:     Gordian III
Date Ruled:     AD 238-244
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 31
Date Struck:     AD 238-244
Diameter:     31 mm
Weight:     21.56 g
Die Axis:     10 h
Obverse Legend:     AVTOK M ANT ΓΟΡΔΙANOC CEB
Obverse Description:     Radiate, draped, and cuirassed bust right, seen from behind
Reverse Legend:     AVTOK ΓΟΡΔIANOC ABΓΑΡOC BACIΛEWC
Reverse Description:     Abgar, standing left, offering Victory to Gordian, seated on sella chair placed on raised daÏs
Primary Reference:     SNG Cop 223
Reference2:     BMC 139
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=83583
Grade:     VF, dark brown patina, earthen highlights.