Lysimachos, Silver Tetradrachm

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Kings of Thrace, Lysimachos (306-281 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Lysimacheia, c. mid 3rd Century BC. Obverse: Head of the deified Alexander the Great facing right, wearing the horn of…
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Description

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

Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Lysimacheia, c. mid 3rd Century 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; monogram in left field, K in exergue.

(Thompson -; Müller -; HGC 3, 1750a).

Very Fine.

16.46g.

Specification

Period306 - 281 BC
DateMid 3rd Century BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Lysimachos

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Thrace

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Lysimacheia

ReferencesThompson -; Müller -; HGC 3, 1750a.
Weight16.46 g

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