Lysimachos, Silver Tetradrachm

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Kings of Thrace, Lysimachos (306-281 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, uncertain mint, c. 305-281 BC. Obverse: Head of the deified Alexander the Great facing right, wearing the horn of Ammon. Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ…
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Description

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

Silver Tetradrachm, uncertain mint, c. 305-281 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; torch to inner left, bee to outer right.

(Thompson -; Müller 556).

Nearly Extremely Fine.

17.06g.

Specification

Period 306 - 281 BC
Date c. 305-281 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Lysimachos

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Thrace

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Uncertain

References Thompson -; Müller 556.
Weight 17.06 g

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