RPC VII.2, 281

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 281
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(ΚΟΡΩΝ)
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., raising hand; below, star
Metal Æ
Average diameter 25 mm
Axis 6, 12
Reference AMNG 773–4
Specimens 4 (3 in the core collections)
Die-links 4: same obv. die as 277/1–4, 277A/1, 280/4, 284/1–2, 286/1, 288/1, 6–7, 9, 12, 18, 20, 292/3, 293/1–8.
Note For a similar type issued under Philip, see AMNG 826.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18272544 AMNG 773.1
2 2     B: 18272545, 1929/704 AMNG 774.1 (Brüning)
3 3     NY: 1944.100.14353
4 4     CGT coll.