A beautifully toned tetradrachm of Ptolemy I
Lot 3477
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, As satrap, 323-305 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 26 mm, 15.71 g, 12 h), Alexandria, circa 306-300. Diademed head of the deified Alexander III to right, with horn of Zeus Ammon above his ear, wearing elephant skin headdress and aegis around his neck; small Δ on aegis. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ Athena Alkidemos advancing right, brandishing spear with her right hand and holding shield in her left; to right, Corinthian helmet to right over monogram of KΡ and eagle standing right on thunderbolt. CPE 70. SNG Copenhagen -. Svoronos 164. Beautifully toned. Flan fault on the obverse, otherwise, good very fine.

Ex Gorny & Mosch 138, 7 March 2005, 1604 (with old collector's ticket).
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250 CHF
Hammer price:
3800 CHF
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Closing time: 22-Aug-22, 13:58:00 CEST
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.


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