RPC VI, 277 (temporary)

 

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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 277 (temporary)
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Severus Alexander
Issue 2 neocoria — Type A hanging hair
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, r., with hanging hair
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β Ν(Ɛ)(Ω)(ΚΟ)
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 12.74 g
Axis 1, 5, 7, 8, 12
Reference AMNG 497–503
Specimens 19
Note See AMNG 566-71 for a similar type issued under Gordian III. AMNG also gives 497, 498a-b and 503 to the time of Severus Alexander.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    C SNG Lewis 1234 = AMNG 502.1
    ✸ C: 118-1948
    Mu AMNG 503.1 = ZfN 25 (1906), pl. I, 8 (rev.)
    Nomos obolos 10, 30 June 2018, lot 272
    P: 212 AMNG 502.2
    Savoca Blue 7, 26 May 2018, lot 592
    Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 37, 1 Nov. 2015, lot 416
    CNG EA 352, 3 June 2015, lot 278 = Lanz 112, 25 Nov. 2002, lot 172
    Gorny & Mosch 142, 10 Oct. 2005, lot 1909
    CGT coll.
    Vat AMNG 498.1 = cast in BBAW
    Turin-RA AMNG 499.1 = cast in BBAW
    N: 6647 AMNG 500.1 = cast in BBAW
    Modena AMNG 501.1 = cast in BBAW
    AMNG 498a (Rollin et Feuardent, 1905) = cast in BBAW
    AMNG 498b.1 (Rollin et Feuardent) = cats in BBAW
    Frankfurt AMNG 497.1 = cast in BBAW
    CNG EA 254, 20 Apr. 2011, lot 182
    Agram-2062 = cast in BBAW