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

Ancient Coins - KOINON OF MACEDON. Time of Gordian III. AE 28mm.Head of Alexander. Two prize urns on table
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 MACEDON. Time of Gordian III. AE 28mm (11.44gm). Diademed head of Alexander /Rev. KOINON MAKEΔONΩN NE-ΩKOΡΩ � B, two prize urns on table, each with a palm; below, amphora.

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.  VF and  rare game coin!!

Prezzo SKU : 4396
US$ 175.00
  • € 150.41
  • £ 137.39
  • AUD 248.92
  • CHF 162.42
  • CAD 234.06

Quotazione: 09/25/20

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