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Lysimachos
Kingdom of Thracia
Silver Tetradrachm
Lampsakos Mint, 286-281 B.C.
32mm, 17.1g, 0o
obv: Head of Alexander the Great, wearing taenia and horn of Ammon.
rev: BASILEWS LYSIMAXOY, Athena std. l. on throne, wearing Corinthian helmet and robe, left arm resting on shield decorated with lion's head, right arm outstretched holding winged Nike who is crowning name with a wreath, spear pointing downwards behind her right shoulder. HP monogram in l. field, crescent in ex.
ref. Thompson 47; MŁller 401; SNG France 2542
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Album name:mihali84 / Greek Silver
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Keywords:Lysimachos tetradrachm alexander the great lampsakos
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Potator II  [Jan 15, 2010 at 06:06 AM]
Wonderful style,
Dino  [Jan 15, 2010 at 07:00 AM]
Very nice portrait
Achim  [Jan 15, 2010 at 07:17 AM]
Very nice Alexander.
Nikos K  [Jan 15, 2010 at 09:24 AM]
WOW! Absolutely fantastic Michali!Great
Jay (Titus Pullo)  [Jan 15, 2010 at 10:48 AM]
I'm drooling!
Noah  [Jan 15, 2010 at 11:39 AM]
Terrific Tet...this is my favorite coin of yours!
randy h2  [Jan 15, 2010 at 03:49 PM]
Beautiful!
Enodia  [Jan 15, 2010 at 05:53 PM]
beautiful coin, and with a beautiful Athena too!
Jochen  [Jan 15, 2010 at 07:08 PM]
I love this type!
Tibsi  [Jan 15, 2010 at 07:26 PM]
Amazing portrait!
mdelvalle  [Jan 15, 2010 at 07:38 PM]
Beautiful piece. Congratulations.
slokind  [Jan 15, 2010 at 11:31 PM]
No need for my praise. Athena's head alone makes it 5 stars.
wileyc  [Jan 16, 2010 at 03:10 AM]
wonderful Nike, one of the nicest I have seen!
Minos  [Jan 16, 2010 at 03:54 PM]
Overall a superb specimen Now I've got to get one
Philoromaos  [Apr 05, 2010 at 07:53 AM]
Fantastic coin, I want one. Love the portrait of Athena
Steve E  [Apr 21, 2011 at 04:07 AM]
What a treasure!!!!
PetrusRufus  [May 18, 2011 at 04:50 PM]
I've just seen your Lysimachus. I have one that is very like it which I just bought and I'd like to discuss it.
Joe Sermarini  [May 21, 2011 at 10:57 AM]
Beautiful portrait and coin.