An exceptional posthumous tetradrachm of Lysimachos from Byzantion
Lot 202
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 36 mm, 16.89 g, 12 h), Byzantion, circa 120-110. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - 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 gorgoneion; in field to left, monogram of ΠB; on throne, BY; in exergue, ornamented trident to left. CNG E-Auction 380 (2016), 77 (same obverse die). Müller -. SNG Copenhagen -. Nicely toned and perfectly struck on a very broad flan, an exceptional example. Good extremely fine.
Estimate:
750 CHF
Starting price:
600 CHF
Hammer price:
850 CHF
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Closing time: 25-May-19, 05:00:00 CEST
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