Macedon. Reign of Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AE 26mm.KOINON MACEDONWN, two pentastyle temples.

Ancient Coins - Macedon. Reign of Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AE 26mm.KOINON MACEDONWN, two pentastyle temples.
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  Macedon. Reign of Gordian III. 238-244 AD. AE 26mm (7.42 gm). Diademed head of Alexander, with loose flowing hair / KOINON MACEDONWN, two pentastyle temples; B in field above, NEOK in exergue. 
 
This issue probably commemorates games that were held by the Macedonian Communeat Beroea in fall 242, probably in the presence of GordianIII, who was underway from Rome
to the East for his Persian
 campaign.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 fouryears at Elis on the Peloponnese.

Near VF and a rare architectural  type
Prezzo SKU : 14009
US$ 295.00
  • € 252.11
  • £ 229.30
  • AUD 413.74
  • CHF 272.14
  • CAD 394.65

Quotazione: 09/29/20

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