GREEK COINS. KINGDOM OF THRACE.
LYSIMACHUS, king 323-281 BC. Stater, gold, posthumous, Byzantium, about 205-180. AV 8.45 g. Head r. of deified Alexander the Great, wearing royal diadem and ram's horn. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΛΥΣΙΜΑXΟΥ Athena, wearing crested Corinthian helmet, long chiton and peplos, seated l. on throne, holding lance with her l. hand, ellbow resting on large round shield, on her outstretched r. hand, Nike flying off to crown the royal name; in field l., monogram, on throne, BY, in exergue, trident to l. SNG Cop. 1086 var. (monogr.).
Rare. Large field. Edge slightly smoothed, otherwise extremely fine.