RPC VII.2, 165

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 165
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 ΝΕ
Reverse design Athena seated l., holding Nike and spear; beside throne, shield
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 13.45 g
Axis 1, 6, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 617–18, 621
Specimens 9 (3 in the core collections)
Note A similar type was issued under Severus Alexander: see AMNG 511.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     B: 18272461, 1902/1018 AMNG 621.1
2     ✸ O: New College
3     V: GR 10683 AMNG 618.3
4     Frankfurt AMNG 618.1 = cast in BBAW
5     Gotha AMNG 621.2 = cast in BBAW
6     Milan: Brera AMNG 617.1 = cast in BBAW
7     Turin AMNG 621.3 = cast in BBAW
8     CGT coll.
9     Roma Numismatics EA 7, 26 Apr. 2014, lot 296 = CNG EA 213, 1 July 2009, lot 284