Kingdom of Thrace - Lysimachos silver Drachm minted circa 305-281 BC in Ephesus.
Obverse: Diademed head of Alexander the Great wearing the Horn of Ammon.
Reverse: Athena seated, holding Nike, legends at left and right.
Custom mounted into a 14k yellow gold bezel pendant, measuring approximately 1 and 3/8 inches from the top of the bail to the bottom of the bezel, 7/8 of an inch across.
Lysimachos was a bodyguard for Alexander the Great.After Alexander's death he obtained the government of Thrace.He took the title of King in 305 BC and ruled until 281 BC when at the age of 80, he was killed in battle.
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