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370, Lot: 216. Estimate $300.
Sold for $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. As satrap, 323-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (32mm, 13.26 g, 12h). Ptolemaic standard. In the name of Alexander III of Macedon. Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 311/0-305 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, wearing elephant skin headdress / Athena Alkidemos advancing right; to right, helmet, monogram, and eagle standing right on thunderbolt. Svoronos 162; Zervos Issue 28; SNG Copenhagen 29; Noeske 6–7. VF, toned, ragged flan with portions chipped off along lower edge, light scratches and flan flaws.

Ex Numismatica Ars Classica P (12 May 2005), lot 1606.