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cn type 12994

Mint
Byzantion 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 150-120 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.
Monogram
Monogram reverse (position: )
Symbol
ΒΥ (position: Beneath throne)
lying trident with two dolphins (position: in exergue)
Persons
Sitter
Alexander der Große 🔍
stated authority
Lysimachos 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
tetradrachm 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
Max: 37 mm / Min: 33 mm
Average Weight
16.73 g (2x)
Axes
11 (1x) 12 (1x)
Literature
Marinescu, Making and Spending Money Along the Bosporus: the Lysimachi Coinages Minted by Byzantium and Chalcedon and their Socio-Cultural Context, 1996 p. 182-183, nr. 573-579, pl. 48-49 
Cite this record:
cn type 12994, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/12994 [Last downloaded: 2023/02/06]
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