Kings of Thrace. Uncertain mint. Macedonian. Lysimachos 305-281 BC.
Head of the deified Alexander the Great facing right, wearing a diadem and the horn of Ammon / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena, helmeted, enthroned left, holding Nike, crowning the king’s name, in her outstretched right hand and resting her left elbow on a shield decorated with lion’s head at her side, behind her rests a spear, monogram in inner left (or enthroned cult image of Hermes Perpheraios?), monogram of EK in exergue.
nearly extremely fine, attractively toned, well centered
Thompson -; Müller -; (for issues with cult of Hermes Perpheraios cf. Thompson 257 & Müller 114); apparently unpublished.
|Price realized||350 GBP 1 bid|
|Starting price||350 GBP|