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   View Categories Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Kingdom of Thrace| > GS56901
Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos, 305 - 281 B.C., Portrait of Alexander the Great
|Kingdom| |of| |Thrace|, |Kingdom| |of| |Thrace,| |Lysimachos,| |305| |-| |281| |B.C.,| |Portrait| |of| |Alexander| |the| |Great|, Thompson notes that Pyrrhus held Pella until 286 B.C. It was one of the last, if not the last, mint opened by Lysimachos. Twenty-six obverse dies are known for the tetradrachms.
GS56901. Silver tetradrachm, Thompson 252, Müller 473, Choice VF, Pella mint, weight 17.246g, maximum diameter 29.8mm, die axis 315o, 286 - 281 B.C.; obverse diademed head of Alexander the Great right, wearing the horn of Ammon; reverse BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena seated left on prow, Nike crowning name in extended right hand, resting left arm on shield behind, transverse spear against right side, monogram under arm, K under throne; ex Stack's, Bowers and Ponterio NYINC Auction 2012, lot 200; SOLD










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