LYSIMACHUS SILVER TETRADRACHM – ABYDUS ISSUE WITH EAGLE SYMBOL – CHOICE VF NGC GRADED GREEK COIN (Inv. 11485)

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KINGDOM OF THRACE.  KING LYSIMACHOS ( LYSIMACHUS ), 305-281 BC
Silver Tetradrachm,  16.86 g., 29 mm.  An early posthumous emission likely from the mint of Abydus ( Abydos ), ca. 260s  BC.
Obv. Head of deified Alexander the Great right, with the horn of Amon.
Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛΥΣIMAXOΥ, Athena enthroned left, holding a Nike crowning Lysimachos’ name, eagle standing right in left field.
Müller 342.
NGC graded CHOICE VF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5. “lt. graffito” noted (a small letter delta in front of Athena’s face), iridescent highlights.

 

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