Lysimachos Pergamum tetradrachm obverse
Lysimachos, ruled 305-281 BC
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AR tetradrachm 17.1427 g, 28.5 mm
Pergamum 287/6-282 BC
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3. Arnold-Biucchi, Carmen. 1998. The Pergamene Mint under Lysimachos. In Studies in Greek Numismatics in Memory of Martin Jessop Price. Edited by Ashton, R. and S. Hurter. Page 8 #24a (O6/R23), and Plate 3 #O6 and R23. London: Spink.
Diademed head of the deified Alexander right with horn of Ammon
Athena seated left on throne, holding Nike, spear resting against her side; crescent on left, monogram below. Shield decorated with lion's head behind throne, cult statue in front of Athena's right knee