RPC VII.2, 301

 

Image of specimen #2

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 301
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type E: Alexander with helmeted head (and star)
Obverse inscription ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design helmeted head of Alexander the Great, right; griffin on helmet; below, star
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚΡΟΡΩΝ
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus advancing right, raising hand; at end of legend, star
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 28 mm
Axis 8
Reference AMNG 779–80
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–3: same obv. die as 297/1, 302/1, 303/1, 304/1, 305/2–3, 8, 10, 328/1–2.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1853,0617.27 BMC 140 = AMNG 779.2
2 2     ✸ C: Leake AMNG 779.1
3 3     Florence AMNG 780 = cast in BBAW