RPC VII.2, 256

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 256
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 spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 11.88 g
Axis 6, 8, 12
Reference AMNG 729
Specimens 6
Die-links 2–3: same pair of dies. 2–3: same obv. die as 254/3, 255/1, 260/2, 261/1, 262/1, 264/1, 3. 2–4, 6: same rev. die as 100/1, 314/1.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 18272522 AMNG 729.3 (Mordtmann)
2     C: Leake AMNG 729.2
3     Mu AMNG 729.4
4     Frankfurt AMNG 729.1 = cast in BBAW
5     Tübingen AMNG 729.5 = cast in BBAW
6     Private coll.