RPC VI, 285 (temporary)


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VI
Number 285 (temporary)
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Severus Alexander
Issue 2 neocoria — Type B flowing hair
Obverse inscription ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, right, with flowing hair
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝΕ(ΩΝ)
Reverse design agonistic table seen in perspective from right, holding two agonistic crowns with palm
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Note See AMNG 693–4 for a similiar type issued under Gordian III.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     O: Christ Church cast in BBAW
2 2     ✸ Rauch 73, 17 May 2004, lot 175