Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos



Amphipolis, ca. 288-282 BC. AR tetradrachm, 17.2 gr.

Obv: diademed head of deified Alexander the Great to the right, with horns of Ammon.

Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ; Athena on throne to the left, holding Nike on extended right hand, left arm resting on shield, spear leaning against right shoulder; behind: bee.

Ref: M. Thompson in Essays Robinson, 190. Acquired privately from Tradart in the 1990’s

Iridescent toning. Nearly extremely fine.