Mesopotamia, Edessa, Septimius Severus / Abgar VIII
Description: Mesopotamia, Edessa, Septimius Severus (193-211 AD) and Abgar VIII (177 -212 AD). CEOVHP AYTOKPATW; laurate head of Septimius Severus right / ABΓAPOC BACIΛΕ; diademed and draped bust of Abgar VIII right, holding sceptre.
Diameter: AE20 mm
Weight: 5,14 g
Attribution: BMC 14ff
Commentary: brown patina, good reverse
History: Abgar VIII was one of 28 rulers of Osroene Kingdom maintaining semi-independence of his kingdom in the course of over 300 years.
Article Number: 056-06-02-41652