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    Kingdom of Thrace. Lysimachos, 323-281 B.C. AR tetradrachm minted at Magnesia, 297-281 B.C. Diademed head right of the deified Alexander the Great, with horn of Ammon/Athena enthroned left, holding Nike and spear; in left field, monogram and trident. 17.30 g. Thompson 108. AU53 ICG.
    After the death of Alexander the Great, his vast empire was split up into several kingdoms. Among them, Lysimachos took Thrace, later adding territories to the east. Seleukos established the Seleukid Kingdom in Syria and Ptolemy, another of Alexander's generals, did likewise in Egypt.
    From the Collection of Dr. Joseph M. Seventko. (Variety PCGS# 100078, Base PCGS# 9863)

    Weight: 16.97 grams

    Metal: 91.67% Gold, 3% Silver , 5.33% Copper


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