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Lot 3009    SESSION 7 (9.30AM THURSDAY 30TH JULY)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $2,000
SOLD $1,800

THRACE, Kings of, Lysimachos, (323-281 B.C.), silver tetradrachm (16.92 g), Cius mint, issued after 281 B.C., obv. diademed head of the deified Alexander right, wearing horn of Ammon, rev, Athena seated left, holding Nike and sceptre, to right and left **BASILEWS LUSIMAXOU*, **QE* under arm, monogram **SW* and bow in exergue and a club in outer left field, (cf.S.6814, cf.Meydancikkale Hoard 2668, cf.SNG Berry 1123, cf.Muller 409). Apparently unpublished, bright, good very fine/extremely fine and extremely rare.

Ex Noble Numismatics sale 71 (lot 4592) sold $1200, and previously from CNG Sale 60 (lot 474).
The attribution to Cius is considered most probable by SNG Berry as all have basic symbols with variants in the monograms.

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  • Lot 3008  

    THRACE, Kingdom of, Lysimachos, (323-281 B.C.), silver tetradrachm, (16.93 g), Pella mint, issued 297-281 B.C., ...

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  • Lot 3009   This lot

    THRACE, Kings of, Lysimachos, (323-281 B.C.), silver tetradrachm (16.92 g), Cius mint, issued after 281 ...

    Estimate $2,000

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  • Lot 3011  

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