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    - ID: 405

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    Added: 1998-04-25

    THRACE. Kings of Thrace.
    Lysimachos, 323-281 B.C.

    AR-Tetradrachm.
    Av.: Deified head of Alexander III to r.
    Rv.:  Athena enthroned to l. with arms.
    16,96 g. c. 26 mm.

    Ref.: cf. Thompson pl. 18, 707-708 and 711.

    Counterfeit-Report no. 439/August 1987.

    FAKE – Struck from modern dies. The obverse, of very high relief,  is a remarkable copy of an issue of the mint of Lampsakos with different rev. monogram. The reverse die was published in BoC 8 1/2, 1983, p. 7, 4-6. Dangerous.