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. 0831.
Diameter: 31 mm. Weight: 17.05 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of deified Alexander the Great, with horn of Ammon, and fillet, profile to right, surrounded by dots.
Reverse: Athena seated in profile to left, holding Nike on right hand, and resting left elbow on a shield ornamented with lion’s head.
In background, spear diagonally upwards.
In field left and right: monograms. Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund