Stater of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck in the name of Lysimachos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
After 281 B.C.


Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Uncertain

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0840.

Dimensions

Diameter: 19 mm. Weight: 8.47 gm.

Accession Number

35.117

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of deified Alexander to right with horn of Ammon and fillet in hair.
Reverse: Athena seated left holding Nike on extended right hand, left arm leaning on shield.
Greek inscription at right and left. Monograms in field at left and below Athena.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)