RPC VI, 281 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #5

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 281 (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(ƐΟ)
Reverse design Alexander the Great standing facing, head l., holding parazonium and spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 13.06 g
Axis 5, 6, 7, 11, 12
Reference AMNG 506
Specimens 6 (2 in the core collections)
Note AMNG 506 gives the reverse legend as ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΟ. For a similar type issued under Gordian III, see AMNG 579-82.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     L: 1911,0704.17
2     G SNG 734 = Hunter 15 = AMNG 506.1 = cast in BBAW
3     Alpha Bank: 9717
4     B. Michaux coll.
5     ✸ CNG EA 206, 11 Mar. 2009, lot 225
6     Roma Numismatics EA 4, 29 Nov. 2018, lot 216