RPC VII.2, 293

 

Image of specimen #8

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 293
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 ΝƐΩΚ(Ο), Β
Reverse design agonistic table seen in perspective from r., holding two agonistic crowns with palm; below, amphora
Metal Æ
Average diameter 26 mm
Average weight 10.65 g
Axis 1, 2, 6, 8, 12
Reference AMNG 789
Specimens 9
Die-links 1–8: same obv. die as 277/1–4, 277A/1, 280/4, 281/4, 284/1–2, 286/1, 288/1, 6–7, 9, 12, 18, 20, 292/3. 8: same rev. die as 180/2, 7.
Note On the rev., the B is sometimes retrograde.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     P: 231 AMNG 789.3
2     A AMNG 789.1 = cast in BBAW
3     Modena AMNG 789.2 = cast in BBAW
4     CGT coll.
5     CNG EA 408, 25 Oct. 2017, lot 313
6     Gorny & Mosch 126, 14 Oct. 2003, lot 1755
7     Künker 89, 8 Mar. 2004, lot 2502
8     ✸ Nomos obolos 7, 9 July 2017, lot 432
9     Triton XX, 10 jan. 2017, The Boukephalas coll., lot 447.81