Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck under Lysimachos
Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Pergamon (Mysia)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 0832.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 17.05 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of deified Alexander, with horn of Ammon, and fillet, profile to right, surrounded by dots.
Below the head: K.
Reverse: Athena seated profile to left, holding Nike in right hand, and resting left elbow on shield.
In the field a standard? and a crescent.
Inscription in Greek at left and right. Monogram in exergue.
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