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    Posted 7 years ago

    mssue64
    (276 items)

    I bought out a lot of old coins,this coin was in batch inside a plastic case that had a name Alexander the great,any way to id coin,what do I look for,I have not cleaned coin,I've had coin about 6 years,is this a real coin

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    1. stelios stelios, 7 years ago
      Good evening .
      some information about the coin but do not know if they are genuine.
      First foto : Alexander the great
      Second foto: King Lysimachos (BASILEOS LISIMAXOU)
      AREA:Thrace Greece
      ISSUING AUTHORITY :Lysimachus
      MINT: Mint Sardis
      KING :Lysimachus
      NOMINAL VALUE: tetradrachm
      METAL: silver
      DATING: 305-281 BC
      FRONT :Alexander th Great Head - Ammon Zeus with diadem and horn to right . Dotted circle.
      BACK : KING / Lysimachia , Athena seated left, right hand outstretched Chiefs win to left , which crowned the king's name . The goddess rests his left arm on shield. Monogram in left field * 8-252-S1 * in exergue monogram * 8-252-S2 *.
      WEIGHT: 16.76 grams
      Info is from : http://www.fhw.gr/collections/coins/index.php?view=coin&pid=6
      and UK.Mus.:https://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/cm/s/coin_with_head_of_alexander.aspx
    2. mssue64, 7 years ago
      Hi,I did look at coin from that link,it's not the same coin but similar,thanks so much for your info

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