RPC VI, 280 (temporary)


Image of specimen #3


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 280 (temporary)
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Severus Alexander
Issue 2 neocoria — Type A hanging hair
Obverse inscription ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, right, with hanging hair
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝΕ
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping right, his mantle floating behind him, raising hand
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 5
Reference AMNG 504
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Note A similar type has been issued under Gordian III, see AMNG 575a–6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     V: GR 37586
2 2     A: 1565β AMNG 504.1 = ZfN 25 (1906), pl. I, 6, rev.
3 3     ✸ Knechtel = cast in BBAW