Stater of Byzantion with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck in the name of Lysimachos of Thrace
After 196 B.C.
Mint: Thrace, Byzantion
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0844.
Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.42 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of deified Alexander to right, with horn of Ammon and head-band.
Reverse: Athena seated to left, holding a Victory in her right hand, her left arm leaning on her shield, a spear downwards at her right side.
Inscriptions in Greek in field at left and right and on her seat. Monogram in field at left.
In exergue: trident and two dolphins.
1895: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 29,857.37 (this figure is the total price for MFA 95.9-95.174)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund