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Lot 55

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KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 29 mm, 17.11 g, 11 h), Magnesia, c. 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; inner left, monogram of ΠAP above trident; on throne, reversed anthemion. Müller 329. Thompson 108. A very rare issue of Magnesia with just a few surviving examples. Toned and with a high relief portrait. Some minor scratches and bang at 4h on the obverse, otherwise, very fine.

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