RPC VII.2, 135

 

Image of specimen #10

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 135
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 Ν(Ɛ)(Ω)
Reverse design two temples seen from front, each with six columns
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.50 g
Axis 6, 7, 8, 12
Reference AMNG 591–2
Specimens 11
Die-links 1, 7, 11: same pair of dies. 8–9: same pair of dies. 1, 7, 11: same obv. die as RPC VI 282/3, 111/2, 16. 2, 4–5, 8–9: same obv. die as 94/5, 106/4, 10, 126/1–3, 127/1, 131/2, 134/1. 3, 6, 10: same obv. die as 106/1, 3, 108/1, 3, 111/3, 8, 119/1–4. 8–9: same rev. die as 184/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 279 AMNG 592.1
2     Mu AMNG 591.2
3     NY: 1944.100.14332
4     Milan: Brera AMNG 591.1 = cast in BBAW
5     AMNG 591.3 (Rollin et Feuardent) = cast in BBAW
6     AMNG 591a.1 (Arolsen) = cast in BBAW
7     CGT coll.
8     CGT coll.
9     Naumann 65, 6 May 2018, lot 307
10     ✸ Nomos obolos 7, 9 July 2017, lot 431
11     Savoca 14, 23 Apr. 2017, lot 308