Before Ipsus, Lysimachus did not have a mint and did not strike any coins. 281-260 BC. Media in category "Maps of the Kingdom of Lysimachus" The following 12 files are in this category, out of 12 total. After 288 BC, it remains the most powerful monarchs reigning over Europe and Asia Minor. As one of the five, Lysimachus received the Kingdom of Thrace in northern Greece for his kingdom. ” AR drachm. Lysimachus was assigned to govern Thrace in northern Greece, and in 301 BC at the Battle of Ipsus, Lysimachus overthrew the successor Antigonous Monophthalmus and became a leading power. Inheriting one of the smaller regions of Alexanders Empire, Lysimachus maintained control of Thrace until he defeated the King of Asia, Antigonus Monophthalmus at Ipsus, in 301 BC. li-sim'-a-kus (Lusimachos): (1) The son of Ptolemy, of Jerusalem, is named (Additions to Esther 11:1) as the interpreter (translator of the Rest of Esther into Greek). Needing precious metals to finance his realm, Lysimachus defeated his rival and acquired western Asia Minor at the battle of Ipsus in 301 BC. The kingdom of Seleucus (died 281 BC; later the Seleucid Empire), comprised present-day Iran, Iraq, Syria, and parts of Central Asia. Could not be more happy with the service provided by Peter. Behold, there shall stand up yet three kings in Persia; and the fourth shall be Lysimachus shored up his control over his new territory, increasing his strength and even managing to expand his territory north along the Black Sea’s western coastline that teemed with wealthy independent Hellenic city-states. 20.75mm, 5.23g. It appears that Javascript is disabled in your browser, so many features will not function correctly. Lysimachus was crowned ruler of the Kingdom of Thrace in 323 BC after the death of Alexander III, known to the world as Alexander the Great. See ESTHER, THE REST OF. By around 316 BC Antigonus, by his conquest of Eumenes, became master of all Asia, while Lysiraachus ruled in Thrace, and Ptolemy in Egypt. 323-281 BC. Helmeted head of Athena rt. See what our customers say. The kingdom of Ptolemy I (died 283 BC) included Egypt and neighboring regions. into Four Kingdoms – the Kingdoms of Cassander, Lysimachus, Ptolemy, and Seleucus: Daniel 11:3-4 and the Mighty King who is broken, after which his kingdom is divided toward the Four Winds of Heaven Page 1 of 2 2 And now will I shew thee the truth. Lysimachus no doubt made Lysimachia the capital of his kingdom and it must have rapidly risen to great splendor and prosperity. KINGDOM OF THRACE. He was then selected to go to school. He was now near his goal of reestablishing Alexander’s empire. century B.C. Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachos AR Tetradrachm, Real Portrait of Alexander the Great, 287-281 BC. In 306 B.D., Lysimachos followed the example of Antigonus in taking the title of king, ruling Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedonia. Ancient Coins / KINGDOM OF THRACE Lysimachus 323-281 posthumous issues, Tetradrachm, 34mm, 16.79g, ABOUT EF Javascript must be enabled for VCoins to work properly. After vanquishing Pyrrhus, Lysimachus’ kingdom included Thrace, Macedonia, and most of Anatolia, making his the largest of all the Hellenistic kingdoms. Lysimachus (305-281 BC). Lysimachus, King of Thrace, took possession in 301 BC, but soon after his lieutenant Philetaerus enlarged the town, the kingdom of Thrace collapsed in 281 BC and Philetaerus became an independent ruler, and founder of the Attalid dynasty. He lived in the orphanage until he was 6 years old. THRACIAN KINGDOM. This territory included the mining city and mint of Lampsakos. Thus, Lysimachus managed to advertise both his valuable connection with the divine Alexander and his own royal autonomy, as the little Nike extends a royal diadem over the words 'King Lysimachus.' Diademed head of deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΛYΣIMAXOY, Athena seated left, holding Nike on extended right hand and resting left elbow on shield, decorated with lion's head. HIS KINGDOM SHALL BE BROKEN [Alexander the Great’s premature death in 323 B.C. Empire of Lysimachus. "successor") of Alexander the Great, who became a basileus ("King") in 306 BC, ruling Thrace, Asia Minor and Macedon. His mother died in childbirth and his father was unknown. / Lion prowling rt., spear head below. Lysimachus was born in 1566, somewhere in Portia. Seuthes, meanwhile, oversaw his kingdom’s great Hellenisation project. Shows borders between Kingdoms of Cassander, Lysimachus, Seleucus and Ptolmy. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Lysimachus’ old comrade was too happy to oblige and the old bodyguard who had become King was defeated and killed in battle in 281. Lysimachus (reigned 323–281 BCE), one of Alexander’s companions and bodyguards, used the king’s image on his own coins in order to cast himself in the role of successor and legitimize his claim to the kingdom of Thrace. Lysimachus was a Macedonian Cavalry General, who served as a personal bodyguard to Alexander the Great during his conquest of Asia. Pergamon-Wikipedia “Lysimachus, Kingdom of Thrace, Silver Tetradrachm, NGC VF Fine Style, 305 - 281 B.C. AE-19. The kingdom was established by the Macedonian satrap Lysimachus amid the Wars of the Diadochi, with Lysimachus ruling over the coastal region of Thrace which had been conquered from the Odrysian Kingdom by Philip II of Macedon from 342 to 341 BC. Lysimachus (Greek: Λυσίμαχος, Lysimachos; c. 360 BC – 281 BC) was a Macedonian officer and diadochus (i.e. AR drachm (17mm, 5h). Ancient Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachus 305-281 B.C. But Lysimachus would not enjoy his success for long because in 281 BC he was killed in a battle against the forces of Seleucus near the city of Sardis. Ally Ptolemy, they crush Antigone who died in the battle of Ipsos in 301 BC It was the birth of the Kingdom of Thrace and early coinage of Lysimachus staff. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. DLRC Related Auction Data: He was brought to an orphanage in Charax, which was paid for by an unknown donor. AV Stater Pella Mint NGC Ch AU★ Strike 5/5 Surface 4/5 Fine Style (Item 719756) | GreatCollections Coin Auctions Obv. AR tetradrachm (29mm, 17.12 gm, 12h). NGC MS 5/5 - 3/5, Fine Style. He must fight against Demetrius Macedonia and Thrace. PONTIC KINGDOM: Mithradates VI, 120-63 BC, AV stater (8.14g), Kallatis, ca. Early Life & Career This biography is exactly what it is portrayed to be: a study in early Hellenistic kingship, and a rather remarkable one for at least a couple of reasons. Pergamum, ca. Description Rare Sestus Lysimachus Drachm THRACIAN KINGDOM. It was becoming increasingly clear that there would be three major states: the empire of Ptolemy in Egypt and southern Syria, the empire of Seleucus in Asia, and the European kingdom of Lysimachus of Thrace. He finished school at the age of 12. NGC XF. After his death, he would take Thrace as governor (satrap) and later most of Asia Minor as King in 305 BC. The kingdom of Lysimachus (circa 361–281 BC), included Lydia, Ionia, Phrygia, and other parts of present-day Turkey. Amphipolis mint, posthumous issue, before 225 BC. Shows borders between Kingdoms of Cassander, Lysimachus, Seleucus and Ptolmy. ... and above those four principal kingdoms of Macedonia, Asia, Syria, and Egypt, a 18.60 mm. aVF. ], AND SHALL BE DIVIDED TOWARD THE FOUR WINDS OF HEAVEN [the 4 (four) kingdoms of Ptolemy, Seleucus, Cassander, and Lysimachus, specifically fulfilled through the Battle of Ipsus, in 301 B.C., the final year of the 4. th. Lifetime issue of Sestus, in … Lysimachus would die in battle in 281 BC and would lose his kingdom. Lysimachus, Kingdom of Thrace. LC copy mounted on cloth backing. Kingdom of Thrace, Lysimachus, 305 - 281 BC. Lysimachus The removal of Demetrius Poliorcetes from the scene in 285 stabilized the situation. 287/6-282 BC. Lysimachus (305-281 BC). LYSIMACHUS. Head of deified Alexander the Great right, with the horns of Amon. In February 281 Lysimachus fell in a battle against Seleucus at Corupedium, and Seleucus gained control of Lysimachus’s kingdom. 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