Abgar X Frahad bar Manu king of Edessa from 242 AD to 244 AD.
He was raised to the throne when Gordian III recovered Mesopotamia from the Persians. His rule and the Kingdom of Edessa both ended with Gordian's assassination and a Sassanid takeover in 244 A.D.
Abgar X Frahad bar Manu
(1) Gordian III | Abgar X Frahad bar Manu
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An AE unit struck 241-244 AD in Edessa (Mesopotamia)
Obverse: radiate, draped and cuirassed bust of Gordian III right from behind; star right AVTOK K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB

Reverse: bearded draped bust of Abgar X Frahad bar Manu right wearing diademed tiara; star left; ABΓAPOC BACIΛEVC

Diameter: -
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 9.8 g
No notes for this coin
SNG Cop 227
(2) Gordian III | Abgar X Frahad bar Manu
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An AE unit struck 241-244 AD in Edessa (Mesopotamia)
Obverse: radiate and cuirassed bust right from behind wearing paludamentum; AVTOK K M ANT ΓOPΔIANOC CEB

Reverse: Abgar X on horse right draped with diademed tiara; ABΓAPOC BACIΛEVC

Diameter: 32 mm
Die Orientation: -
Weight: 15.4 g
No notes for this coin
BMC 141 (same obv. die); CNG e405, 355 (same)