LYSIMACHUS SILVER TETRADRACHM – LIFETIME ISSUE FROM LAMPSACUS WITH EXPRESSIVE ALEXANDER PORTRAIT – AU NGC GRADED GREEK THRACE COIN (Inv. 16697)
KINGDOM OF THRACE. KING LYSIMACHUS ( LYSIMACHOS ), 305-281 BC
Silver Tetradrachm, 17.07 g, 30 mm,. Lifetime issue of 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, MYT control monogram in left field.
Thompson 58; Müller 90.
NGC graded AU, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, some encrustation on the reverse, dies executed in a particularly fine and expressive style often seen in the lifetime emissions of Lampsacus.