Lysimachos 305-281 BC
Silver tetradrachm, 17mm, 4.29 gm.
Ephesos mint, struck ca. 294-287 BC.
Lysimachos (360 -281 BC) was a bodyguard and successor of Alexander. He was renowned for having saved Alexander's life during a lion hunt. Lysimachos inherited the Kingdom of Thrace which required constant warfare to maintain. He was killed at Corapedium fighting Seleucus.
Cf. Thompson 168; M?ller 421; HGC 3, 1753d