RPC VII.2, 294

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 294
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type E: Alexander with helmeted head
Obverse inscription ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design helmeted head of Alexander the Great, right; on helmet, horseman spearing fallen captive
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝΕ
Reverse design two temples seen from front, each with four columns; between them, tall column surmounted by a statue of Alexander the Great (?) standing left, holding spear and parazonium
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 7, 12
Reference AMNG —
Specimens 3 (0 in the core collections)
Die-links 2–3: same pair of dies. 1–3: same obv. die as 275/1–2, 278/1–4. 2–3: same rev. die as RPC VI 295/13.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ M. Thomas coll.
2 2     Triton XX, 10 Jan. 2017, The Boukephalas coll., lot 447.69
3 3     Numisfitz 1, 26 Mar. 2023, lot 443