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

Greek
Hellenistic Period
297–281 B.C. and later


Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Uncertain

Dimensions

Diameter: 32.5 mm. Weight: 17.00 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

68.107

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander to right, with horn of Zeus Ammon.
Reverse: Athena seated left, left elbow resting on shield, holding Nike on right hand.
In exergue: bow in case and monogram.
At left: club and monogram.
Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards.

Provenance

By 1968: with George Zacos, Engelgasse 65, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from George Zacos, April 10, 1968

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour