RPC VII.2, 280

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 280
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type E: Alexander with helmeted head
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design helmeted head of Alexander the Great, r.; griffin on helmet
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩ
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., holding couched spear; below, star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.67 g
Axis 1, 2, 9, 12
Reference AMNG 769–70
Specimens 9
Die-links 1–3, 5–9: same obv. die as 288/8, 16–17, 19. 4: same obv. die as 277/1–4, 277A/1, 281/4, 284/1–2, 286/1, 288/1, 6–7, 9, 12, 18, 20, 292/3, 293/1–8.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     C: Leake AMNG 770.2
2     Cop SNG 1376 = AMNG 770.1
3     Mu AMNG 770.3
4     V: GR 10697 AMNG 769.1
5     CGT coll.
6     CNG EA 226, 27 Jan. 2010, lot 359 = M&M GmbH 15, 21 Oct. 2004, lot 243
7     Kölner Münzkabinett EA 3, 25 June 2017, lot 194
8     ✸ Münzzentrum 184, 16 May 2018, lot 145
9     Savoca 9 Blue Part I, 25 Aug. 2018, lot 756