RPC VII.2, 272

 

Image of specimen #3

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 272
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type J: Bust of Alexander with lion skin
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design bust of Alexander the Great, r., wearing lion skin, seem from rear
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩΝ
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 l., holding spear and parazonium; agonistic crown l. and r. above temples
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 11.81 g
Axis 6
Reference AMNG 762a
Specimens 3
Note On the obv., sometimes, ligature ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     A: 1906 KZ
2     Belgrade-Nar AMNG 762a.1 = cast in BBAW
3     ✸ CGT coll.