Of lovely Hellenistic style and struck in high relief
KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 30 mm, 17.09 g, 12 h), Lampsakos, 297/6-282/1. 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 hand; behind, transverse spear with point below left; in outer field to left, herm to left; in inner field to left, monogram of ΔΞ. Müller 91. SNG BN 2553-4. Thompson 50. Lightly toned and of very fine style. Extremely fine.
From the Collection of an Optimist in the USA.
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