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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 the Great, with horn of Ammon, and fillet, profile to right, surrounded by dots. Reverse: Athena seated in profile to left, holding Nike on right hand, and resting left elbow on a shield ornamented with lion's head. In background, spear diagonally upwards. ...

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By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)

Credit Line

Catharine Page Perkins Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 286–281 B.C.


Amphipolis (Macedonia), Thrace (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0831.


Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 17.05 gm.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins