Tetradrachm 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), Lysimacheia (Kardia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0842.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.02 gm.

Accession Number

08.333

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Alexander the Great, to right.
Reverse: Seated Athena to left with Nike on her right hand, shield and pointed spear beside her.
Inscription in Greek at right and left. Monogram below throne.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; June 1908: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 4,884.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 08.329-08.359)

Regling did not list this coin as Greenwell Collection.

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund