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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 172

KINGS of THRACE, Macedonian. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 17.05 g, 11h). Lampsakos mint. Struck 297/6-282/1 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 172.
 Estimated: $ 7 500

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 4 500. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of THRACE, Macedonian. Lysimachos. 305-281 BC. AR Tetradrachm (30mm, 17.05 g, 11h). Lampsakos mint. Struck 297/6-282/1 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; torch to inner left, star on throne. Thompson 43; Müller 381; HGC 3, 1750b; SNG BN 2538–9. Lovely old tone. Near EF. Fine style.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 4 (27 February 1991), lot 93 and color plate D.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.