RPC VII.2, 152

 

Image of specimen #6

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 152
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 ΚΟΙ(ΝΟΝ) ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐ(Ω)(Κ)
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., holding couched spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.20 g
Axis 2, 6, 11, 12
Reference AMNG 650-4
Specimens 14
Die-links 5: same obv. die as 174/3, 175/1, 4. 1: same rev. die as 298/1.
Note On the rev., sometimes, NE in ligature. See AMNG 512-15 for a similar type issued under Severus Alexander.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18272489, Alter Bestand AMNG 651.1
2     B: 18272490, Prokesch-Osten AMNG 652.1
3     B: 18272491, Alter Bestand AMNG 653.1
4     B: 18272492, Knobelsdorff AMNG 654.1
5     O: Milne AMNG 651b.2
6     ✸ V: GR 10690 AMNG 652.3
7     Belgrade AMNG 651b.1 = cast in BBAW
8     Verona AMNG 651.2 = cast in BBAW
9     AMNG 651a.1 (Rollin et Feuardent) = cast in BBAW
10     AMNG 652.2 (Philippopel) = cast in BBAW
11     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatics 22, 1 May 2016, lot 102
12     Naville Numismatics 20, 7 Feb. 2016, lot 134
13     Nomos obolos 11, 8 Dec. 2018, lot 403
14     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 36, 4 Oct. 2015, lot 328