KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC.
Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.11 g, 12 h), struck under Skostokos, uncertain mint in inland Thrace, circa 285-281 BC. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev.
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩ[Σ] - ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left, holding Nike, crowning the king's name, in her right hand and leaning with her left arm on shield decorated with lion's head; behind, transverse spear; in inner left field and exergue, monogram. Fischer-Bossert, Skostokos, C1a (this coin
). SNG Stancomb 3 ('Byzantium'). Boldly struck in high relief and with beautiful old collection toning. Very minor edge filing, otherwise,
Acquired by E. Bourgey in Naville XVI, 3 July 1933, 1099 and ex Egger 45, 12 November 1913, 459.