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

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Obverse: Head of Alexander the Great, to right. Reverse: Seated Athena with Nike, shield, and pointed spear, with inscription. (see media screen for inscriptions)


By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359) Regling did not list this coin as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, After 281 B.C.


Lysimacheia (Kardia), Thrace (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0842.


Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.02 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins