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Tetradrachm of Byzantion with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck in the name of Lysimachos of Thrace

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Obverse:Head of Alexander the Great to right, with ram's horn and fillet. Reverse: [inscription] at right, at left. Athena seated to left wearing chiton, himation, with aegis and Corinthian crested helmet carrying a victory on her outstretched right hand. Spear with point upward; back of her a...

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Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 196 B.C.


Byzantion, Thrace

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0845.


Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 16.58 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins