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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 right, with horn of Ammon and fillet in hair. Beaded border. Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated left. Inscriptions at left and right of Athena, in exergue: (?), and below Nike. (see media screen for inscriptions in Greek)


Theodor Prowe, Moscow. 1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

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

Greek, Early Hellenistic Period, about 297–281 B.C.


Lampsakos (Mysia), Thrace (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0824.


Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.87 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins