A magnificent tetradrachm of Lysimachos with a splendid portrait of Alexander 'the Great'
Lot 124
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.94 g, 12 h), Lampsakos, circa 297/6-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟY 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; to outer left, herm; in inner left field, monogram. Müller 90 var. (differing monogram). Thompson 58 var. (differing monogram). A magnificent piece with a splendid portrait of Alexander struck in very high relief. Light scratches on the obverse and with some scrapes on the reverse, otherwise, extremely fine.
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500 CHF
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4200 CHF
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Closing time: 27-Feb-21, 11:01:30 CET
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