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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck under 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. On shield, lion's head. At left within wreath: M Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards. (see media screen for Greek...

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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, about 297–281 B.C.


Uncertain, Thrace (Kingdom)


Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 17.14 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins