RPC VII.2, 254

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 254
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type D: Head of Alexander with lion skin (and star)
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design head of Alexander the Great, r., wearing lion skin; below, star
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ ΔΙϹ ΝƐΩΚΟΡ
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., holding shield, hurling spear at fallen enemy on the ground
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 12.37 g
Axis 1, 12
Reference AMNG 723
Specimens 4
Die-links 3: same obv. die as 255/1, 256/2–3, 260/2, 261/1, 262/1, 264/1, 3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 166 AMNG 723.2
2     B: 18272519, I-B AMNG 723.1
3     ✸ Rauch, 15 Sept. 2008, lot 158 = Rauch, 17 Sept. 2009, lot 184
4     Triton XX, 10 Jan. 2017, The Boukephalas coll., lot 447.43 = Spink 159, 12 July 2002, lot 1002 = CNG 75, 23 May 2007, lot 196 (part of)