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

Greek
Early Hellenistic Period
about 297–281 B.C.


Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Lampsakos (Mysia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0824.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.87 gm.

Accession Number

35.215

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon and fillet in hair.
Beaded border.
Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated left.
Inscription in Greek at right and left, monogram below Nike, crescent in exergue (?).

Provenance

Theodor Prowe, Moscow. 1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)

Credit Line

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