RPC VII.2, 196

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 196
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type B: Alexander with flowing hair (and serpent)
Obverse inscription ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, right, with flowing hair; below, serpent
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚΟΡ
Reverse design two temples facing each other, seen from a three-quarter view; between them, tall column surmounted by a statue of Alexander the Great (?) standing left, holding spear and parazonium; agonistic crown left and right above temples
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 8
Reference AMNG 675
Specimens 3 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same rev. die as 305/1, 3, 7–8, 10.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ NY: 1944.100.14347
2 2     Turin AMNG 675.1 = cast in BBAW
3 3     A. Laud coll. = Savoca 149th Blue, 26 Nov. 2022, lot 681