RPC VII.2, 101

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 101
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type A: Alexander with 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 Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., hurling spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.64 g
Axis 2, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 565
Specimens 5
Die-links 3–4: same obv. die.
Note A similar type has been issued under Severus Alexander: see AMNG 495–6.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18272417, 1929/700 AMNG 565.1 (Brüning)
2     B: 18272416, 1922/65 AMNG 565.2 (Mordtman)
3     NY: 1944.100.14328
4     ✸ CGT coll.
5     Roma Numismatics EA 24, 30 Jan. 2016, lot 59 = Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 14, 2 Mar. 2014, lot 460