Thrace, Lysimachos, Silver Tetradrachm

Item Reference: C190010635 Sold Share
Kings of Thrace, Lysimachos (306-281 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, c. 288-281 BC. Obverse: Head of the deified Alexander the Great facing right, wearing the horn of Ammon. Reverse:…
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Description

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

Silver Tetradrachm, mint of Amphipolis, c. 288-281 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 187; Müller 445a).

Extremely Fine.

17.14g.

Specification

Period 306 - 281 BC
Date c. 288-281 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Lysimachos

Country

Thrace and Macedonia

Coin House

Kings of Thrace

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Amphipolis

References Thompson 187; Müller 445a
Weight 17.14 g

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