LYSIMACHUS SILVER TETRADRACHM – LIFETIME ISSUE FROM LAMPSACUS WITH HERM SYMBOL – XF NGC GRADED GREEK THRACE COIN (Inv. 11231)

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KINGDOM OF THRACE.  KING LYSIMACHUS ( LYSIMACHOS ), 305-281 BC
Silver Tetradrachm, 16.94 g., 30 mm, a lifetime emission of Lampsacus, ca. 297-281 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, lion head device on shield, herm in outer left, ΔΞ monogram in left field.
Thompson 50.
NGC graded XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 4/5, with a particularly well executed portrait of Alexander.

 

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