RPC VII.2, 79

 

Image of specimen #1

 

Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 79
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Beroea
Reign Gordian III
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design head of Alexander the Great, r., wearing lion skin
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝƐΩ ΒƐΡΟΙƐ
Reverse design Olympias as Hygieia seated l., with patera feeding serpent rising from cista, resting on throne
Metal Æ
Average diameter 29 mm
Axis 1
Reference AMNG 860
Specimens 2 (1 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same obv. die.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ B: 18272712, Prokesch-Osten AMNG 860.1 and pl. XI, 25 = Gaebler, Beroia, pl. III, 3
2 2     Turin AMNG 860.2 = cast in BBAW