RPC VI, 259 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 259 (temporary)
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Elagabalus
Issue Type D: Head of Alexander with lion skin
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design head of Alexander the Great, r., wearing lion skin
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙ(ΝΟΝ) ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐ(ΩΚΟ)(Ρ)
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping, r., his mantle floating behind him, holding couched spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 6, 12
Reference AMNG 480–2
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18257195, 1929/697 AMNG 481.1
2 2     ✸ L: BNK,G.82 BMC 105 = AMNG 480.1 = ZfN 24 (1904), pl. VI, 8
3 3     Moscow: 2042 AMNG 480.2 = cast in BBAW
4 4     O AMNG 482.2
5 5     L: TC,p96.16.Mac BMC 106 = AMNG 482.1
6 6     A: 1904-5 ΚΓ! 3
7 7     Münster: M 651
8 8     M. Cambreling coll.