RPC VII.2, 187

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 187
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type B: Alexander with flowing hair (and serpent)
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, r., with flowing hair; below, serpent
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩΚΟ, ΟΛΥΜΠΙΑ
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., hurling spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 795
Specimens 5 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 4–5: same obv. die as 188/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 214
2 2     P: 215 AMNG 795.1
3 3     ✸ B: 18272558 AMNG 795.3
4 4     Nomos obolos 11, 8 Dec. 2018, lot 406
5 5     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 37, 1 Nov. 2015, lot 411