Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck under Lysimachos
Early Hellenistic Period
about 297–281 B.C.
Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Lampsakos (Mysia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0824.
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.87 gm.
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon and fillet in hair.
Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated left.
Inscription in Greek at right and left, monogram below Nike, crescent in exergue (?).
Theodor Prowe, Moscow. 1935, anonymous gift to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 4, 1935)
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)