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cn type 21553

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.
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Reverse
Legend
Legend reverse ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ
Design
Athena (Nikephoros) seated left, holding Nike and spear; shield behind.
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Monogram
Monogram reverse (position: on the left)
Symbol
ΒΥ (position: Beneath throne)
lying trident (position: in exergue)
Persons
Sitter
Alexander der Große 🔍
stated authority
Lysimachos 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
tetradrachm 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Average Weight
16.69 g (2x)
Public Commentary
The coin was assigned to this type by Marinescu, although the monogram differs from his drawing.
Literature
Marinescu, Making and Spending Money Along the Bosporus: the Lysimachi Coinages Minted by Byzantium and Chalcedon and their Socio-Cultural Context, 1996 p. 263f., nr. 471-475 (Issue 139)   
Cite this record:
cn type 21553, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/21553 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/23]
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