RPC VII.2, 171

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 171
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 ΝƐΩ(Κ)
Reverse design lion advancing, r.; above, club
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 6, 7, 8, 12
Reference AMNG 670–2
Specimens 10 (2 in the core collections)
Note On the obv., sometimes, no ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18272495, 1899/849 AMNG 670.1
2 2     ✸ NY: 1944.100.14333
3 3     Milan: Brera AMNG 670.2 = cast in BBAW
4 4     St Petersburg AMNG 672.1 = cast in BBAW
5 5     Vat AMNG 671.1 = cast in BBAW
6 6     AMNG 671a (Rollin et Feuardent) = cast in BBAW
7 7     CGT coll.
8 8     CNG EA 446, 19 June 2019, lot 210
9 9     Hirsch 281, 2 May 2012, lot 256 = Lanz 149, 24 June 2010, lot 493
10 10     CGT coll. = Savoca Coins Blue 145, 15 Oct. 2022, lot 847