RPC VII.2, 269

 

Image of specimen #9

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 269
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type J: Bust of Alexander with lion skin
Obverse inscription ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design bust of Alexander the Great, right, wearing lion skin, seem from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚ(Ο)Ρ(ΩΝ)
Reverse design agonistic table seen in perspective from right, holding two agonistic crowns with palm; above, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 1, 6, 10, 12
Reference AMNG 762b, 763
Specimens 10 (4 in the core collections)
Die-links 5: same rev. die as 303/1.
Note On the obv., sometimes, no ligature.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     P: 265 AMNG 763.1
2 2     Mu AMNG 762b.1 (Weber Hamburg)
3 3     NY: 1944.100.14349
4 4     O: New College
5 5     A: 1898-1899 A'5
6 6     CGT coll.
7 7     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatics 33, 16 July 2017, lot 114
8 8     Gorny & Mosch 126, 14 Oct. 2003, lot 1754
9 9     ✸ Gorny & Mosch 216, 15 Oct. 2013, lot 2702
10 10     VAuctions 259, 10 Feb. 2011, lot 29