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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: Diademed head of Alexander to right, with horn of Zeus Ammon. Reverse: Athena seated left, left elbow resting on shield, holding Nike on right hand. In exergue: bow in case and monogram. At left: club and monogram. Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards. (see...

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Provenance

By 1968: with George Zacos, Engelgasse 65, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from George Zacos, April 10, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 297–281 B.C. and later

Mint

Uncertain, Thrace (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 17.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.107

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins