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    Extremely Rare Lysimachia 'Star' Tetradrachm

    THRACIAN KINGDOM. Lysimachus (305-281 BC). AR tetradrachm (29mm, 17.09 gm, 3h). NGC AU ★ 5/5 - 4/5. Lysimachia, ca. 286-281 BC. Diademed head of deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ | ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ, Athena enthroned left, Nike in right hand, resting left arm on grounded shield with gorgoneion boss, transverse spear beyond; ΔΩ monogram in inner left field, crescent right and facing bust of radiate Helios on throne. Thompson 17 (not illustrated). Müller -. No examples found in sales archives. Perfectly struck from dies of magnificent style on a bright flan with subdued luster. The 'star' designation clearly earned by this incredibly attractive and excessively rare example.

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    September, 2018
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