Kingdom of Thrace – Lysimachus AR Tetradrachm
Hellenistic Period Greek Coinage
KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.99 gm, 12h). Abydos mint. Struck early-mid 3rd century BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right / Athena Nikephoros seated left; to inner left, eagle standing right.
Obverse: Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with the horn of Ammon.
Reverse: BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena seated left, holding Nike in extended right hand, left arm resting on shield, spear behind; in inner left field, AP monogram above bee; EM monogram in exergue.
Diameter: 28 mm
Material: 24k gold plated
Made in the USA
Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.
Ariel (verified owner) –
Beautiful coin, so true to the original. The craftsmanship is simply stunning, every detail executed carefully. A joy to every educated collector.