Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck under Lysimachos
Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Amphipolis (Macedonia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0828.
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 17.19 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Alexander the Great to right, with ram’s horn, and fillet in hair.
Reverse: Seated Athena with Nike on her right hand, shield, and pointed spear, wearing crested helmet, chiton, and himation.
At left caduceus with hook.
Inscription in Greek at right and left downwards. Monogram at outside right.
By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren; September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren
Regling did not list this coin as Greenwell Collection.
Henry Lillie Pierce Fund