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Numismatics

ID number:  BIRBI-G0008
Object type:  Coin
Institution:  The Barber Institute of Fine Arts
Maker:  Lysimachus; Lysimachia
Denomination:  Tetradrachm
Place made:  Eksemil
Culture:  Greek
Date made:  328 BC-281 BC
Metal:  Silver
Weight (g):  16.98
Axis (degrees):  270.00
Provenance:  Bt Sotheby's, Hunt sale, lot 190, 19 June 1991, through the P. D. Whitting Fund (PDWF no. 15).
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Description:  Obverse: Head of Alexander the Great r., wearing horn of Ammon. Reverse: Athena seated l. with Nike on palm holding wreath; lion's head and monogram in field to l.

Inscriptions:  Reverse: ΒΑΣΙΛΑΕΩΣ (King). Mint-mark: K

Bibliography:  Cf. SNG Berry 400; cf. Seaby 6815

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Lysimachia
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