KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31mm, 17.24 g 5), Amphipolis, 288/7-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear with point below left; on the inner left and the outer right, monogram. Müller 543 var. Thompson 201. Lightly toned, well struck and with a portrait in high relief. Extremely fine.
From the collection of Patrick H. C. Tan, Nomos 2, 18 May 2010, 41 and from the Millennia Collection, Goldberg 46, 26 May 2008, 24, ex Tkalec 19 February 2001, 74.
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