RPC VI, 276 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 276 (temporary)
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Severus Alexander
Issue 2 neocoria — Type A hanging hair
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟϹ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, r., with hanging hair
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩΚΟ
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., his mantle floating behind him, holding couched spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 12.38 g
Axis 1, 5
Reference AMNG 499a corr.
Specimens 4
Note This obv. die is given to Severus Alexander by AMNG (see AMNG 499a and 507) on stylistic grounds, as it is similar to a die used under Elagabalus and Severus Alexander (AMNG 505). See RPC VII.2, https://rpc.ashmus.ox.ac.uk/type/79835 for a similar type given to Gordian III.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    ✸ Mu
    St Petersburg AMNG 499a.1 = ZfN 25 (1905), pl. I, 16, obv. = cast in BBAW
    Cast in BBAW (Agram 2061)
    Roma Numismatics EA 77, 26 Nov. 2020, lot 342