RPC VI, 297 (temporary)

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VI
Number 297 (temporary)
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Severus Alexander
Issue 2 neocoria — Type D lion skin
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design head of Alexander the Great, r., wearing lion skin
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝΕ
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., his mantle floating behind him, raising hand
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference AMNG 523
Specimens 4 (2 in the core collections)
Note A similar type has been issued under Gordian III, see AMNG 737-8, though the legs of the horse are bent, not straight.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18272407, Löbb. AMNG 523.2
2 2     V: GR 10687 AMNG 523.3 = ZfN 25 (1906), pl. I, 3, rev.
3 3     Rome AMNG 523.3 = cast in BBAW
4 4     ✸ Nomos obolos 11, 8 Dec. 2018, lot 405