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CNG 111, Lot: 94. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $4750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of THRACE, Macedonian. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 17.20 g, 6h). Amphipolis mint. Struck circa 288/7-282/1 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / Athena Nikephoros seated left, left arm resting on shield, transverse spear in background; monograms to inner left, outer right, and in exergue. Thompson 207; Müller 539 var. (outer right monogram); HGC 3, 1750l. Near EF, lovely old cabinet tone, a few minor marks around edge, hairline flan crack on obverse.

From the Johnson Family Collection, purchased from Numismatic Fine Arts (Edward Gans), 5 February 1959. Ex George J. Bauer Collection (portion sold privately through E. Gans); Naville V (18 June 1923), lot 1713.