A beautifully toned tetradrachm of Ptolemy I of excellent style
Lot 1648
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, As satrap, 323-305 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 28 mm, 15.79 g, 12 h), Ptolemaic standard, 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 ΑΧ and eagle standing right on thunderbolt. CPE 69. SNG Copenhagen 28. Svoronos 162. A beautifully toned example of excellent style without the usual reverse graffito. Thin flan crack, otherwise, extremely fine.


Ex Numismatica Genevensis 14, 15 November 2021, 137 and previously privately acquired from Tradart in April 2006.
Starting price:
1500 CHF
Current bid:
1600 CHF
Bid increment:
100 CHF
Minimum bid:
1700 CHF
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Time left:
Closing time: 04-Dec-22, 14:41:00 CET
All winning bids are subject to an 18.5% buyer's fee.

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