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521408
521408. Sold For $3750

THRACE, Byzantion. Circa 270-early 260s BC. AV Stater (18mm, 8.49 g, 4h). In the name and types of Lysimachos. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / Athena Nikephoros seated left, left arm resting on shield, transverse spear in background; monogram to inner left, [ on throne, K in exergue. Marinescu, Early, Issue VII, 12 (these dies); Thompson 241 (Pella); Müller –; HGC 3, 1373 var. (no control marks). Obverse die somewhat worn; small scuff on Athena’s helmet, a few minor surface marks. Good VF. Scarce; one of the earliest gold staters of Lysimachos type issued at Byzantion.


From the Alpine Collection.