Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck under Lysimachos
about 297–281 B.C.
Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Uncertain
Diameter: 29.5 mm. Weight: 17.14 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
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. On shield, lion’s head.
At left within wreath: M
Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards.
By 1968: with George Zacos, Engelgasse 65, Basel, Switzerland; purchased by MFA from George Zacos, April 10, 1968
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour