Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 96   |   6 October 2016
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Lot 1058





Estimate: 4'500 CHF   |   Starting price: 3'600 CHF Price realized: 9'000 CHF
Greek Coins
Kings of Thrace, Lysimacus, 323-281. Tetradrachm, Lampsacus circa 297-281 BC,
AR 17.13 g

Description Diademed head of deified Alexander r., with the horn of Ammon. Rev. BASILEWS - LUSIMACOU Athena enthroned l., holding Nike and spear in r. hand and resting l. elbow on shield decorated with lion’s head; in inner field l., monogram and in exergue, crescent to l. References
SNG Lockett 1429
Thompson, Essays Robinson, 49 Condition
A superb piece with an impressive portrait struck on high relief on a very broad flan. Old cabinet tone and good extremely fine Provenance
NAC sale 33, 2006, 134
Nomos sale 2, 2010, 38
The Dr. Patrick Tan collection

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