Thrace, Lysimachos AR Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C189NM066357 Sold Share
Thrace, Lysimachus (305-281 BC) AR Tetradrachm 17.07gm., Lampsakos. Obverse: Head of the deified Alexander the Great facing right, wearing the horns of Zeus Ammon. Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated left, holding…
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Description

Thrace, Lysimachus (305-281 BC)

AR Tetradrachm 17.07gm., Lampsakos.

Obverse: Head of the deified Alexander the Great facing right, wearing the horns of Zeus Ammon.

Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated left, holding Nike on extended right arm, her left resting on a shield, BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ to right, ΛYΣIMAXOY to left. Monogram in left field, crescent in exergue.

(Thompson 49; Müller 399; HGC 3.2, 1750b).

Extremely Fine. Some pitting on obverse. Otherwise excellent artistic style.

Specification

Period 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

Lampsakos

References Thompson 49; Müller 399; HGC 3.2, 1750b
Weight 17.07 g

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