Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos, Silver Tetradrachm

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Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos, Silver Tetradrachm

Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos (323-281 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm. Mint of Lampsakos, struck c. 297/6-282/1 B.C. Diademed head of Alexander the Great facing right, wearing horn of Ammon, rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ / ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena enthroned left, holding Nike and resting her left elbow on a shield at her side; behind her rests a spear, a monogram on left, a crescent in exergue, 19.80g., 12h (Thompson 49; Müller 399). A very attractive example, struck on a broad flan and of particularly good style, toned, about extremely fine.

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