RPC VII.2, 217

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 217
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type D: Head of Alexander with lion skin
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design head of Alexander the Great, r., wearing lion skin
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΟΝ (sic) Β ΝƐΩ
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., hurling spear; below, serpent
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 7, 8, 12
Reference AMNG 727
Specimens 5 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 4: same obv. die as 232/2, 247/3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18272520, 1933/325
2 2     C SNG 2358 = AMNG 727.1
3 3     CGT coll.
4 4     CNG EA 387, 30 Nov. 2016, lot 277 = T. Cederlind 140, 26 Sept. 2006, lot 34 = Gorny & Mosch 147, 7 Mar. 2006, lot 1627
5 5     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 36, 4 Oct. 2015, lot 329 = Savoca 1, 9 Apr. 2015, lot 87