RPC VII.2, 291

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 291
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 ΝƐΩΚΟΡΩ(Ν)
Reverse design agonistic table seen in perspective from r., holding two agonistic crowns with palm on top; star above
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.73 g
Axis 6, 7, 12
Reference AMNG 791
Specimens 4
Die-links 2, 4: same obv. die as 292/1–2. 4: same rev. die as 177/4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ B: 18272555 AMNG 791.1 (Mordtmann)
2     CGT coll.
3     CGT coll.
4     CNG EA 415, 28 Feb. 2018, lot 321 = CNG EA 183, 5 Mar. 2008, lot 118