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 ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, r., with flowing hair
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝΕ(ΩΝ)
Reverse design agonistic table seen in perspective from r., holding two agonistic crowns with palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.69 g
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 Museum Bibliography
1     O: Christ Church cast in BBAW
2     ✸ Rauch 73, 17 May 2004, lot 175