RPC VI, 288 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 288 (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(Ω)
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping right, his mantle floating behind him, holding couched spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 6, 7
Reference AMNG 512–15
Specimens 8 (4 in the core collections)
Note See AMNG 650-4 for a similar type issued under Gordian III.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ V: GR 10691 AMNG 515.1 = ZfN 25 (1905), pl. I, 7 (rev.)
2 2     CNG EA 423, 27 June 2018, lot 238 = CNG 158, 14 Feb. 2007, lot 177
3 3     P: 271 AMNG 514.1
4 4     Roma Numismatics EA 7, 26 Apr. 2014, lot 291
5 5     B: 18272399
6 6     Gotha AMNG 512.1 = cast in BBAW
7 7     Cop Th AMNG 513.1 = cast in BBAW
8 8     NY: 1944.100.14343