KOINON OF MACEDON. Time of Gordian III. AE 28mm.Diademed head of Alexander. Two prize urns on table

Ancient Coins - KOINON OF MACEDON. Time of Gordian III. AE 28mm.Diademed head of Alexander. Two prize urns on table
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  MACEDON. Time of Gordian III. AE 28mm (11.52gm). Diademed head of Alexander, with loose flowing hair /Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN NE-ΩKOΡΩ � B, two prize urns on table, each with a palm; below, amphora.,AMNG III 599. SNG Cop. 1367. 

This  issue commemorates games that were held by the Macedonian Commune at Beroea in fall 242, probably in the presence of Gordian
III, who was underway from Rome to the East for his Persiancampaign. Only a few of the coins of the issue add the word OLYMPIA to the reverse legend, showing that the games were modeled after the famous Olympian Games held every four years at Elis on the Peloponnese.

Good VF and  rare game coin!!

Prezzo SKU : 4425
US$ 395.00
  • € 333.81
  • £ 304.82
  • AUD 542.18
  • CHF 359.73
  • CAD 520.77

Quotazione: 09/20/20

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