RPC VI, 278 (temporary)


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Coin type
Volume VI
Number 278 (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 ΚΟΙ(ΝΟΝ) ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΟΚ(ΟΡΟ)
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., his mantle floating behind him, hurling spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.05 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference AMNG 495–6 corr.
Specimens 3
Note A similar type has been issued under Gordian III, see AMNG 565.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
    V: GR 10702 AMNG 496.1
    ✸ L: TC,p96.12.Mac BMC 122 = AMNG 495.1 = ZfN 25 (1906), pl. I, 5 (obv.)
    Gorny & Mosch 122, 10 Mar. 2003, lot 1751