Kings of Thrace
Lysimachos, 305-281 BC. Stater (Gold, 20 mm, 8.31 g, 12 h), struck under Mithradates VI Eupator, Kallatis, c. 88-86 BC. Diademed head of Alexander the Great to right, with horn of Ammon over his ear. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ Athena seated left on low-backed throne, holding Nike in her right hand, a spear in her left, and with her left elbow resting on a shield; below, trident; below Athena's right arm, HP monogram; on throne, KAΛ. SNG Copenhagen 1089. Callatay D6/R4. Müller 266. A wonderful stater, extremely sharp and with the original mint luster. Virtually as struck.
From the Trausnitz Collection, ex Lanz 68, 6 June 1994, 85 and Leu Numismatics 57, 25 May 1993, 57.
|Price realized||2'600 CHF|
|Starting price||2'000 CHF|