Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Thrace with head of deified Alexander the Great, struck under Lysimachos
Early Hellenistic Period
Mint: Thrace (Kingdom), Smyrna (Ionia)
Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.82 gm. Die Axis: 3
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of deified Alexander the Great to right with horn of Zeus Ammon.
Reverse: Athena seated left, holding Nike, resting arm on shield, spear behind;
in field at left: turreted head to right.
Inscriptions in Greek at left and right.
Collected by Sidney A. Wien (1902-1962), Atlanta, Georgia, between the mid-1940's and 1962; by descent to his daughter, Claire W. Morse, in 1962; to the MFA in November 2004, gift of Claire W. and Richard P. Morse.
The Sidney A. and Ellen M. Wien Collection—Given in their memory by Claire W. and Richard P. Morse