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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT

PTOLEMY I Soter
As Satrap, 323-305 BC


                AR Drachm (3.56 g, 15mm, 12). New Style Coinage.

      Mint: Alexandreia.
      Struck: Circa 316-312/0 BC.
      Obv: [no legend]
                Diademed head of the deified Alexander right,
                wearing elephant skin headdress.
      Rev: AΛEΞANΔPO[Y]
                Athena Alkidemos advancing right; to right, eagle
                standing right on thunderbolt above ΔI.
      Ref: Svoronos 34; Zervos Issue 68, dies 698.a (this coin referenced);
                SNG Copenhagen –; Noeske –; BMC 15; Hunterian 1;.
                SNG Lockett 3382 = Pozzi 3184.
      Pedig: Ex Numismatic Fine Arts [XXIII] (14 December 1989), lot 808;
                Journal of Numismatic Fine Arts 3.2–4 (Autumn 1974), no. P5;
                J. J. Slocum Collection.

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