A fresh and attractive stater of Lysimachos
Lot 991
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 21 mm, 8.30 g, 12 h), Byzantion, circa 100-96. 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; behind, transverse spear; in inner left field, monogram; on throne, BY; in exergue, filleted trident to left. Callataÿ Group 2B, p. 142 and pl. 38, I. Seyrig, Monnaies, pl. 24, 14. SNG Berry 414. A fresh, sharply struck and attractive piece. Light marks and with minor doubling on the obverse, otherwise, nearly extremely fine.

Ex Classical Numismatic Group E-Auction 377, 29 June 2016, 16.
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1500 CHF
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6500 CHF
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Closing time: 03-Dec-22, 20:15:00 CET
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.


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