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91000393
CNG 91, Lot: 393. Estimate $2000.
Sold for $2100. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. As satrap, 323-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28mm, 15.62 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; small Δ on aegis / Athena Alkidemos advancing right; monogram to inner left; to right, two monograms and eagle standing right on thunderbolt. Svoronos 146; Zervos Issue 22; SNG Copenhagen 18; Noeske –. VF, a couple minor edge tests on reverse, some light marks and graffiti under attractive old toning.


Ex Halliwell Collection (Baldwin’s 68, 29 September 2010), lot 3440.