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CNG 109, Lot: 375. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. As satrap, 323-305 BC. AR Tetradrachm (27mm, 17.18 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Memphis or Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 323/2-317/1 BC. Head of Herakles right, wearing lion skin / Zeus Nikephoros seated left; rose in left field, ΔI-O below throne. Svoronos –; Zervos Issue 2C, dies 211/– (unlisted rev. die); Price 3971 var. (position of letters on rev.). Near EF, underlying luster. Well struck and high relief.