THRACE, Kings of. Lysimachos
|Sale: CNG 60, Lot: 462. Estimate $500.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 22 May 2002.
Sold For $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
. 323-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.88 gm). Kyzikos? mint. After 281 BC. Head of deified Alexander right / Athena Nikephoros seated left, holding Nike in right hand, left elbow resting on shield, spear behind; AP monogram in inner left field, monogram in exergue. Meydancikkale 2717 var. (same obverse die; AP monogram reversed); Müller 436 (Ephesos) var. (same). Good VF, light obverse die rust. ($500)
This same obverse die can be seen deteriorating over the next two lots, then re-engraved for striking the following third.