KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos.
|CNG 87, Lot: 277. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 16.89 g, 12h). Uncertain mint. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / Athena Nikephoros seated left, left arm resting on shield, spear behind; no control marks. Thompson -; Müller -; Mektepini 232 (same dies). Good VF, toned.
Thompson 242 records a type without control marks attributed to Pella, but the style and fabric of this piece is distinctly different from the norm at that mint.