RPC VI, 282 (temporary)


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 282 (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 ΝƐ
Reverse design Athena seated l., holding Nike and spear; beside throne, shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 10.66 g
Axis 6, 12
Reference AMNG 492–4
Specimens 4 (1 in the core collections)
Note A similar type was issued during the time of Gordian III, see AMNG 533, and 537–41.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Cop SNG 1353 = AMNG 492.1
2     Turin-RA AMNG 494.1 = cast in BBAW
3     Vat AMNG 493.1 = ZfN 25 (1906), pl. I, 9
4     CGT coll.