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cn type 20169

Edition
cn.byzantium.1_ed.177
Mint
Byzantion 🔍
Region: Thrace
Date
c. 155-150 BC
Hellenistic Period  🔍
Obverse
Design
Diademed head of deified Alexander the Great with horn of Ammon, right.
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Reverse
Legend
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 with two dolphins (position: in exergue)
Persons
Sitter
Alexander der Große 🔍
stated authority
Lysimachos 🔍
Metrology
Denomination
tetradrachm 🔍
Material
silver  🔍
Diameter
37 mm (1x)
Average Weight
16.17 g (4x)
Axes
12 (1x)
Literature
Müller, Die Münzen des Thracischen Königs Lysimachus, Kopenhagen 1858 nr. 162  
Marinescu, Making and Spending Money Along the Bosporus: the Lysimachi Coinages Minted by Byzantium and Chalcedon and their Socio-Cultural Context, 1996 p. 136-137, nr. 352-357, pl. 30 (Issue 122, 175-150 BC. On the Babylon hoard ibid. p. 291 n. 39 ( 155-150 BC).)   
Regling, Hellenistischer Münzschatz aus Babylon 38, 1928 p. 104, nr. 6  
editions
cn.byzantium.1_ed.177 🔍
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cn type 20169, in: Corpus Nummorum, https://www.corpus-nummorum.eu/types/cn.byzantium.1_ed.177 [Last downloaded: 2024/04/12]
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