Kingdom of Thrace. Lysimachos (323-281). Tetradrachma, Kios.
Weight: 16.31 g
Diameter: 29 mm
Magnificent silver tetradrachma with a lovely original patina
Obverse: Beardless head of Alexander the Great in the features of Zeus-Ammon, horned and diademed on the right.
Title: anepigraphic (no inscription)
Reverse: Athena Nicephorus seated left on a throne, holding a little Nike in her right hand, which crowns the name of Lysimachus and with the left elbow resting on a shield adorned with a lion mask; in the field on the left, a small lion mask on the left.
Title: BASILEWS/ LUSIMACOU/, Bsilews Lusimacou.
Translation: Of King Lysimachus
Ref: Thompson - , Müller 413/414.
Coin from the Sales House of Marseilles
Maitre Emmanuel Dard
Expert Mr Marc Gimbert
- Greece (ancient)
- Royaume de Thrace. Tétradrachme,
- Year/Period and Variation
- Lysimachos (323-281). Kios
- Precious metals
- Very fine