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LYSIMACHUS SILVER TETRADRACHM – RARE EARLY POSTHUMOUS EMISSION FROM AN UNCERTAIN MINT – AU FINE STYLE NGC GRADED GREEK THRACE COIN (Inv. 11225)

$ 1,400.00

KINGDOM OF THRACE.  KING LYSIMACHUS ( LYSIMACHOS ), 305-281 BC
Silver Tetradrachm, 17.02 g., 30 mm, an early posthumous emission from an uncertain mint, ca. 280-260 BC.
Obv. Head of deified Alexander the Great right, with the horns of Amon.
Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑXΟΥ, Athena enthroned left, holding a Nike crowning Lysimachus’ name, EY control monogram exergue.
Thompson -.
NGC graded AU, Strike 3/5, Surface 3/5, FINE STYLE, very slight double striking on reverse.  A rare variety, seldom encountered, from an uncertain mint, with an attractive portrait of Alexander.