LYSIMACHUS SILVER TETRADRACHM – POSTHUMOUS ISSUE OF CIUS IN BITHYNIA – XF NGC GRADED GREEK BITHYNIA COIN (Inv. 16184)
KINGDOM OF THRACE. KING LYSIMACHOS ( LYSIMACHUS ), 305-281 BC
Silver Tetradrachm, 16.94 g, 32 mm, a posthumous issue of Cius, ca. 260-late 250s BC.
Obv. Head of deified Alexander the Great right, with the horn of Ammon.
Rev. Athena enthroned left, holding a Nike crowning Lysimachos’ name, club in exterior left field, MYTO monogram left field, bow case and A- monogram in exergue.
Marinescu, “Lysimachi Coinage of Cius, Bithynia,” in Ex Nummis Lux, Studies in Ancient Numismatics in Honour of Dimitar Draganov (2017), issue 21, no. 69 (same dies).
NGC graded XF, Strike 5/5, Surface 3/5, struck on a large planchet.