Amazing High Grade (NGC AU) Authentic Ancient Greek Silver Coin
Kingdom of Thrace
Silver Tetradrachm diameter: 30mm weight: 16.89 grams Struck in 305-281 B.C.
Portrait of Alexander the Great right, wearing horn of Ammon.
Athena enthroned left, holding Nike and resting left arm on shield; on right, BAΣΙΛΕΩΣ; on left, ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ. Struck under the rule of king Lysimachos. This is the first coin struck with the true portrait of Alexander (silver coins issued during Alexander's lifetime had a portarit of Hercules).
This high grade coin is well centered and has been graded by NGC as AU (Almost Uncirculated). Boldly struck (NGC strike 5 of 5) in very high relief with outstanding surfaces (NGC 5 of 5). Uncommon grade for this coin; very scarce this nice!