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Sale: Nomos 2, Lot: 41. Estimate CHF4000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 17 May 2010. 
Sold For CHF4200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 17.24 g 5), Amphipolis, struck 288/7-282/1 BC. 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; on the inner left and the outer right, monogram. Müller 543 var. Thompson 201. Lightly toned, well struck and with a portrait in high relief. Good extremely fine.

From the Patrick H. C. Tan Collection, from the Millennia Collection, Goldberg 46, 26 May 2008, 24 and ex Tkalec 19 February 2001, 74.