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Sale: Triton VIII, Lot: 266. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Monday, 10 January 2005. 
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of THRACE. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (17.12 gm, 11h). Lysimacheia mint. Struck 297/6-282/1 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / BASILEWS LUSIMACOU, Athena seated left, holding Nike in extended right hand, left arm resting on shield, spear behind; to inner left, lion's head left; monogram on throne. Thompson 16; Müller 51. Superb EF. ($2000)

See lot 260 for more information on the coinage of Lysimachos.