Coin of Kingdom of Thrace with helmeted head, struck under Lysimachos

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
306–281 B.C.


Mint: Thrace (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 23.5 mm. Weight: 8.08 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1983.4

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Helmeted head right.
Reverse: Trophy, with shield, helmet, and arms.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1982: with Edward J. Waddell, Ltd., Suite 1100, 1050 Seventeenth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (auction 1, Barbizon Plaza Hotel, New York, N.Y., December 9, 1982, lot 44); purchased at Waddell auction 1 on behalf of MFA by Jeffrey Spier, P.O. Box 1082, Radio City Station, New York, N.Y. 10101; purchased by MFA from Jeffrey Spier, January 12, 1983

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour