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Printed Auction 40 Lot 42

KINGS OF THRACE. Lysimachos. 305-281 B.C. AR tetradrachm. 17.42 gm. 30 mm. Lampsakos mint. Struck 297/6-282/1 B.C. Head of deified Alexander the Great to right, wearing royal diadem and ram's horn / Athena seated left, leaning on shield decorated with gorgoneion, spear behind, holding Nike who is crowning legend; monogram and crescent to inner left; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ. HGC 3.2 1750b. Thompson p. 171, 61. Extremely Fine; a wonderful portrait of Alexander of the finest style, well centered and sharply struck on a large flan. Marvelous toning with luster and iridescence.

Purchased from Brian Kritt (tag included).

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