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CNG 109, Lot: 376. Estimate $500.
Sold for $850. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. 305-282 BC. AR Tetradrachm (28.5mm, 14.14 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 300-285 BC. Diademed head right, wearing aegis around neck; tiny Δ behind ear / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; to left, P above monogram. Svoronos 252; SNG Copenhagen 69. Good VF, attractively toned, a couple light marks in field on obverse, light graffiti in fields on reverse.

From the Douglas O. Rosenberg Collection, purchased from Ed Waddell, 20 November 1987.