KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC.
|Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 39. Estimate CHF3000.
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010.
Sold For CHF2900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.08 g 1), Sardes, struck 297/6-287 BC. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev.
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on throne, holding Nike,who crowns the king’s name, in her right hand and resting her left arm on the shield at her side; behind her right shoulder transverse spear pointed downwards; at inner and outer left, monogram. Thompson 89. An attractive coin with a highly emotional head of Alexander. Nicely toned, Extremely fine.