RPC VII.2, 288

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 288
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 ΝƐ(Ω)(ΚΟ)
Reverse design lion advancing, r.; above, club
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 9.58 g
Axis 1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12
Reference AMNG 781–4
Specimens 22
Die-links 1, 6–7, 9, 12, 18, 20: same obv. die as 277/1–4, 277A/1, 280/4, 281/4, 284/1–2, 286/1, 292/3, 293/1–8. 8, 16–17, 19: same obv. die as 280/1–3, 5–9.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 248 AMNG 784.5
2     B: 18272548, 1933/326
3     B: 18272549, 1954/5240 AMNG 781.2
4     B: 18272551, 1929/707 AMNG 782.1 (Brüning)
5     B: 18272552, Prokesch-Osten AMNG 784.3
6     Mu AMNG 783.1
7     Mu AMNG 783.2
8     ✸ O: Bodley AMNG 781.3
9     A: 1562a AMNG 784.2
10     Belgrade AMNG 781.1 = cast in BBAW
11     Florence AMNG 784.4 = cast in BBAW
12     Münster: M 653
13     Sofia AMNG 784.6 = cast in BBAW
14     Turin AMNG 784.7 = cast in BBAW
15     AMNG 784.1 (Agram) = cast in BBAW
16     CGT coll. = Naville Numismatics 16, 12 July 2015, lot 120
17     CNG EA 278, 25 Apr. 2012, lot 192
18     Gorny & Mosch 126, 14 Oct. 2003, lot 1741
19     Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 36, 4 Oct. 2015, lot 330
20     Roma Numismatics EA 52, 10 Jan. 2019, lot 225 = Roma Numismatics EA 70, 7 May 2020, lot 546
21     Triton XX, 10 Jan. 2017, The Boukephalas coll., lot 447.54
22     Triton XX, 10 Jan. 2017, The Boukephalas coll., lot 447.55 = Elsen 76, 13 Sept. 2003, lot 725 = CNG 75, 23 May 2007, lot 796 (part of)