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ID:     795040
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     THRACIAN KINGS AND DYNASTS
Issuer:     Lysimachos
Date Ruled:     305-281 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     BC 281-260
Diameter:     30 mm
Weight:     16.95 g
Die Axis:     6 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of the deified Alexander right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Athena Nikephoros seated left; monograms to inner left
Mint:     Lysimacheia
Primary Reference:     MÜller -
Reference2:     SNG Berry 403 var. (placement of monograms)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=109983
Grade:     Good VF
Notes:     The upper monogram first appears on lifetime issues (cf. Thompson 15), so this coin must be part of a very early posthumous issue.