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

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Obverse: Deified head of Alexander the Great to the right, filleted and with horn of Zeus Ammon. Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated left, shield beside throne. Nike reaches left to crown legend. In field at left, a herm and a monogram Inscription in Greek at left and right, downwards. (see...

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Provenance

By 1968: with Byron Zoumboulakis, 8 Place de la Taconnerie, Geneva, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from Byron Zoumboulakis, March 13, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

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

Mint

Pergamon (Mysia), Thrace (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 16.68 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.47

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins