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Triton XXII, Lot: 171. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of THRACE, Macedonian. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30.5mm, 17.15 g, 5h). Pella mint. Struck circa 286/5-282/1 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena Nikephoros seated left, left arm resting on shield, transverse spear in background; herm to outer left, monogram to inner left and in exergue. Thompson 250; Müller 304 var. (position of monogram); HGC 3, 1750p; Durulfé Collection (Rollin et Feuardent, 9 May 1910), lot 289. EF, even gray tone with golden hues around the devices, underlying luster, minor die shift on reverse. Very rare issue, missing from most collections, only the Durulfé coin in the ANS photofile, three in CoinArchives.

From the DMS Collection, purchased from Jonathan K. Kern, 10 August 2001.