RPC VII.2, 98

 

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Coin type
Volume VII.2
Number 98
Province Macedonia
Region Macedonia
City Koinon of Macedonia
Reign Gordian III
Issue Type A: Alexander with hanging hair
Obverse inscription ΑΛƐΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ
Obverse design diademed head of Alexander the Great, r., with hanging hair
Reverse inscription ΚΟΙΝΟΝ ΜΑΚƐΔΟΝΩΝ Β Ν(Ɛ)(Ω)
Reverse design Alexander the Great riding Bucephalus galloping r., holding couched spear
Metal Æ
Average diameter 27 mm
Average weight 12.40 g
Axis 7, 12
Reference AMNG 566–71
Specimens 7
Die-links 1: same obv. die as 93/2, 109/7. 3: same obv. die as 111/19, 124/2–3, 5, 7–8. 7: same obv. die as 111/7.
Note On the rev., sometimes, NE in ligature. See AMNG 497–503 for a similar type issued under Severus Alexander.

Specimens of this coin type

Number Museum Bibliography
1     ✸ L: 1866.1201,3987 BMC 121 = AMNG 568.1
2     Cop SNG 1355
3     Cop SNG 1356 = AMNG 569.1
4     Modena AMNG 570.1 = cast in BBAW
5     AMNG 566a (Rollin et Feuardent) = obv. cast in BBAW
6     CGT coll.
7     Kölner Münzkabinett EA 4, 1 Jan. 2018, lot 92 = Kölner Münzkabinett 106, 11 Mar. 2017, lot 221