Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Rare type naming the Chalcedonians

    THRACIAN KINGDOM. Lysimachus (305-281 BC). AR tetradrachm (16.82 gm). Fine. Types of Lysimachus, posthumous issue of Bithynia, Chalcedon, in the name of the Chalcedonians, ca. 270 BC. Diademed head of deified Alexander III right, with horn of Ammon / KAΛXA-ΔONIΩN, Athena enthroned left, Nike in right hand, resting left arm on shield with gorgoneion head boss, spear beyond; monogram in left field. Seyrig, Monnaies Hellenistiques de Byzance et de Calcedoine in Essays-Robinson 1968. Møerkholm EHC pl XXXIII 492. Rare. 

    Byzantium, Cyzicus and Chalcedon were allied in the Northern League which tried to thwart Seleucid King Antiochius I dominating the area after Lysimachus' death.


    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    World and Ancient Coin Bibliography

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    January, 2018
    4th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 13
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 64

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    20% of the successful bid (minimum $19) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 9 days left to consign to the 2018 October 11 - 15 US Coins Signature Auction - Chicago!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The catalogs are beautifully done and are a very valuable instrument for keeping up with what is happening in the coin world.
    F.I. ,
    Twin Lake, MI
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 August 14 - 19 ANA WFOM US Coins Signature Auction - Philadelphia
    2018 August 14 - 19 ANA WFOM US Coins Signature Auction - Philadelphia
    REALIZED SO FAR $27,212,944
    2018 August 17 ANA WFOM World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Philadelphia
    2018 August 17 ANA WFOM World Coins & Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction - Philadelphia
    REALIZED SO FAR $9,631,621
    2018 August 17 ANA WFOM Currency Platinum Night Auction - Philadelphia
    2018 August 17 ANA WFOM Currency Platinum Night Auction - Philadelphia
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,976,946