RPC VII.2, 96


Image of specimen #2


Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 96
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type A: Alexander with hanging hair
Obverse inscription ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, right, with hanging hair
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚΕΔΟΝΩΝ Β ΝΕΩΚ
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus advancing right, holding couched spear; in front, soldier advancing right, holding spear
Metal copper-based alloy
Average diameter 26 mm
Axis 6, 7
Reference AMNG 558, 558a
Specimens 3 (2 in the core collections)
Die-links 1–2: same rev. die as 278/3.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     L: 1922,0316.2
2 2     ✸ B: 18272414, Löbb. AMNG 558.1, pl. V.2, rev.
3 3     Belgrade AMNG 558a.1 = cast in BBAW