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

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Obverse: Head of deified Alexander with the horn of Ammon, within dotted circle. Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated. In field, left, cornucopia. On throne: [inscription]. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions)

Provenance

Purchased by MFA for $ 1,042.20 (the total purchase price for MFA 30.48-30.65)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, 306–281 B.C.

Mint

Odessos (?), Thrace (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0838.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.30 gm.

Accession Number

30.56

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins