Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck under Lysimachos

Greek
Hellenistic Period
289–281 B.C.


Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Herakleia Pontica (Bithynia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0837.

Dimensions

Diameter: 27 mm. Weight: 17.12 gm.

Accession Number

30.57

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of deified Alexander to right with horn of Ammon.
Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated to left.
In exergue: club.
Inscription in Greek at left and right and monogram on throne.

Note that handwritten inscription is incorrectly marked on the record as O for obverse. It should be R for reverse.

Provenance

Purchased by MFA for $ 1,042.20 (the total purchase price for MFA 30.48-30.65)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund