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. 0827.
Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 17.15 gm.
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Obverse: Deified head of Alexander, profile to right, wearing horns and fillet, surrounded by dots.
Reverse: Athena seated to left, holding Nike in right hand, and resting left elbow on shield.
Inscription in Greek at left and right.
In field a caduceus and monogram.
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