RPC VII.2, 178

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 178
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 ΝƐ(Ω)(ΚΟ)
Reverse design agonistic table seen in perspective from r., holding two agonistic crowns with palm
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.62 g
Axis 11, 12
Reference AMNG 691–4
Specimens 4
Note For a similar type issued under Severus Alexander (AMNG —), see RPC VI, type ID 72407 (NY 1944.100.14323), and also AMNG 521, where the table is seen from front.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ Mu AMNG 693.1
2     Dresden AMNG 691.1 = cast in BBAW
3     AMNG 694.1 (Klagenfurt) = cast in BBAW
4     CGT coll.