RPC VII.2, 147

 

Image of specimen #4

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 147
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type B: Alexander with flowing hair
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, r., with flowing hair
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩΚΟΡ, ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑ
Reverse design two agonistic crowns, each with palm branch
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Average weight 11.20 g
Axis 2
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 5 (1 in the core collections)
Note AMNG 799: same description but with wreath below the head; AMNG 800: same, but with a star below the head.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     NY: 1944.100.14335
2     Fischer 173, 13 Mar. 2020, lot 75 = Fischer 174, 28 May 2020, lot 84 = Münzzentrum Rheinland 184, 16 May 2018, lot 146
3     Gorny & Mosch 126, 14 Oct. 2003, lot 1752 = CNG 75, 23 May 2007, part of lot 796 = Triton XX, 10 Jan. 2017, The Boukephalas coll., lot 447.74
4     ✸ Künker 193, 26 Sept. 2011, lot 928 = Gemini VI, 10 Jan. 2010, lot 650
5     Naumann 51, 5 Mar. 2017, lot 288