LYSIMACHUS SILVER TETRADRACHM – LIFETIME ISSUE FROM LAMPSACUS WITH EXPRESSIVE ALEXANDER PORTRAIT – AU NGC GRADED GREEK THRACE COIN (Inv. 16621)
KINGDOM OF THRACE. KING LYSIMACHUS ( LYSIMACHOS ), 305-281 BC
Silver Tetradrachm, 17.07 g., 30 mm, a lifetime emission from Lampsacus, ca. 297-282 BC.
Obv. Head of deified Alexander the Great right, with the horn of Amon, dotted border around.
Rev. Athena enthroned left, holding a Nike crowning Lysimachus’ name, lion head device on shield, herm in outer left field, ΔΞ in left field.
Thompson 50; Müller 91
NGC graded AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, dies executed in a particularly fine and expressive style often seen in the lifetime emissions of Lampsacus.