Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C223005404 Sold Share
Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos (306-281 BC). AR Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, c. 323-281 BC. Obverse: Head of the deified Alexander the Great facing right, wearing the horn of Ammon. Reverse:…
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Description

Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos (306-281 BC).

AR Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, c. 323-281 BC.

Obverse: Head of the deified Alexander the Great facing right, wearing the horn of Ammon.
Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ – ΛΥΣΙΜΑXΟΥ, Athena enthroned left, holding Nike, shield decorated with Medusa’s head resting against base of throne, spear resting behind, caduceus in left field, monogram in left right field.

(Thompson 198).

Extremely Fine. Some remaining lustre in places.

17.18g.

Specification

Period 306 - 281 BC
Date c. 323 - 281 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Lysimacheia

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Thrace

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Amphipolis

References Thompson 198
Weight 17.18 g

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