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 ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design bust of Alexander the Great, right, wearing lion skin, seem from rear
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 left, holding spear and parazonium; agonistic crown left and right above temples
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6
Reference AMNG 762a
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Note On the obv., sometimes, ligature ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ.

Specimens of this coin type

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