MACEDONIA Edessa Gordian III AD 238-244. Bronze (AE; 24-25mm; 12.78g; 7h). Α T K M TNIOC (sic) - ΓOPΔΙANOC Laureate, cuirassed and draped bust of Gordian to right, seen from behind. Rev. EΔE-CCAI-ΩN Roma Nikephoros seated left on cuirass; behind her, a female figure (Edessa ?), turreted, and holding sceptre, crowning her.
BMC p. 40, 25var (legend and cornucopiae); Lindgren 1085var (legend); SNG ANS 264var (legend); SNG Cop. 168var; SNG Hun. 648var (cornucopiae); SNG Tüb. -.
Ex stock F. Sternberg Zurich 1985.