Ancient Coins and Numismatic Books (22 June 2011)

Date of Auction: 22nd June 2011

Sold for £3,000

Estimate: £2,000 - £3,000

Greek coinage, Kings and Dynasts of Thrace, Lysimachus (323–281), Gold Stater, Pella, c. 286-281, diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon, rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛYΣΙΜΑXΟΥ, Athena enthroned left, supporting Nike on extended right hand and resting left elbow on shield propped against throne, 8.54g/1h (Seyrig, Trésor d’Anadol, RN 1969, 40f; Thompson 241, pl. 22; Hoberman p.98, this coin). Good very fine £2,000-3,000