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cn type 12239

Ruler  
Mint
Sestos 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 297/296-282/281 BC
Hellenistic Period
Obverse
Design
Diademed head of deified Alexander the Great with horn of Ammon, right.
Reverse
Legend
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ
Design
Athena (Nikephoros) seated left, holding Nike and spear; shield behind.
Symbol
Bee (position: on the left)
corn-ear (position: top left)
Persons
Sitter
Alexander der Große 🔍
Authority
Lysimachos 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
tetradrachm 🔍
Material
silver
Average Diameter
28.5 mm (2x)
Average Weight
16.99 g (5x)
Axes
1 (2x)
Public Commentary
The two symbols on the reverse are also described as Isis crown, or instead of the ear of corn as a corn or cornucopia.
Citation
Thompson, The mints of Lysimachus, 1968 p. 170, nr. 31 
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cn type 12239, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/12239 [Last downloaded: 2021/12/01]
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