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

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 297–281 B.C.


Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Magnesia-on-the-Maeander (Ionia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0833.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.82 gm.

Accession Number

36.147

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.
Border of dots.
Hole filled with dirt appears as a black spot on neck.
Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated left. Below, maeander.
Inscriptions in Greek to right and left.

Note the handwritten Greek inscription in this record incorrectly begins with a P.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. George M. Brett