Lysimachos, Silver Tetradrachm

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Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos (306-281 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Magnesia ad Meandrum, c. 297‑281 BC. Obverse: Head of the deified Alexander the Great facing right, wearing the horn of…
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Description

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

Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Magnesia ad Meandrum, c. 297‑281 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, meander pattern in exergue.

(Thompson 111; Muller ‑).

Good Very Fine. Attractive tone.

Ex. CNG Electronic Auction 393 (15/03/2017) lot #17;
Ex. Dr. Lawrence D. Sporty Collection;
Ex. CNG Inventory 848501 (June 2009).

16.93g.

Specification

Period c. 297 - 281 BC
Date c. 297 - 281 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Lysimacheia

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Thrace

Metal

Silver

References Thompson 111; Muller ‑.
Weight 16.93 g

Provenance

Ex. CNG Electronic Auction 393 (15/03/2017) lot #17;
Ex. Dr. Lawrence D. Sporty Collection;
Ex. CNG Inventory 848501 (June 2009).

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