PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter.
|CNG 88, Lot: 534. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $3000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
As satrap, 323-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29mm, 15.69 g, 1h). 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; small Δ on aegis / Athena Alkidemos advancing right; to right, helmet, monogram, and eagle standing right on thunderbolt. Svoronos 168; Zervos Issue 24 (dies 312/b); SNG Copenhagen 19. Near EF, toned.
Ex Numismatica Ars Classica 46 (2 April 2008), lot 304.