Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck in the name of Lysimachos
After 281 B.C.
Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Abydos (Troas) (?)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0839.
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 16.93 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of the deified Alexander to right, horned and wearing a fillet with flying ends.
Reverse: Athena Nikephoros, seated to left, inverted lance at her right side, rests left elbow on her shield, which has a lion-head as device.
Eagle in field at left.
Inscription in Greek at right and left.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1900: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Catharine Page Perkins Fund