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90020038
Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 38. Estimate CHF5000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010. 
Sold For CHF8750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.17 g 12), Lampsakos, struck 297/6-282/1. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated to left on throne, leaning her left elbow on her shield and holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her right; behind, transverse spear with point below left; to left, monogram of ΔΞ; in exergue, crescent to left. Thompson 49. A lovely piece with an elegant portrait of Alexander. Good extremely fine.


From the Patrick H. C. Tan Collection.