RPC VII.2, 315


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 315
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type H: Alexander with cuirassed bust
Obverse inscription ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed, draped and cuirassed bust of Alexander the Great with hanging hair, right, seen from front, left arm of cuirass raised
Reverse design shrine with four columns enclosing Heracles standing right, right arm behind his back, holding lion skin and club sitting on rock; the domed roof is surmounted by a Triton, left; on each side of the shrine, agonistic crown on top of the columns
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 27 mm
Axis 1, 2
Reference AMNG 703
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 2: same obv. die as 320/1–2, 4.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     B: 18272511, Löbb. AMNG 703.1, pl. IV.33, rev.
2 2     ✸ Pecunem Gitbud & Naumann 14, 2 Mar. 2014, lot 457 = Roma Numismatics EA 72, 25 June 2020, lot 289