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    Pedigreed Lysimachus

    TRACIAN KINGDOM. Lysimachus (305-281 BC). AV stater (18mm, 8.55 gm, 12h). Lifetime issue of Alexandria Troas, 297/6-282/1 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena seated left on throne, holding Nike (who crowns royal name) in right hand, left arm resting on shield, transverse spear in background; ΘE monogram to outer left, cornucopia to inner left. Müller 96. Meadows, Earliest 33b (A5/P11 - this coin). Thompson 143. Crisply struck and lustrous. NGC Choice AU 5/5 - 4/5.

    Ex B.C. Prichard Collection (Sotheby & Co., 21 February 1929), lot 52; Rous Collection (Bourgey, 29 May 1911), lot 75.


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