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Lot # 150 - Auction is closed.Estimate: US$300 / Price Realized: US$325
Kingdom of Thrace. Lysimachus. Tetradrachm
Kingdom of Thrace. Lysimachus. 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm, 15.78gg. (11h). Byzantium, c. 80-76 BC. Obv: Diademed head of Alexander the Great right, with the horn of Ammon. Rx: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩ[Σ] - ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena enthroned left, left arm resting on round shield, diagonal spear at side, holding Nike who is crowning the name of the king; mintmark BY on throne; monogram in inner left field; trident decorated with dolphins in exergue. Muller 192. Callatay, Group 4, pp. 127-8. Extremely interesting and unusual portrait of Alexander typical of issues of Byzantium. Good toned VF.

Ex Philip T. Ashton Collection. Acquired in January 1998.
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