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Stater of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck in the name of Lysimachos

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Obverse: Head of deified Alexander to right with horn of Ammon and fillet in hair. Reverse: Athena, seated left holding Nike on extended right hand, left arm leaning on shield. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 281 B.C.

Mint

Uncertain, Thrace (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0840.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.47 gm.

Accession Number

35.117

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins