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593538

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593538. Sold For $8750

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. As satrap, 323-305/4 BC. AV Stater (19mm, 8.51 g, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Memphis mint. Struck circa 322/1 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Attic helmet decorated with serpent, single-pendant earring, and necklace / [AΛ]EΞANΔP[OY], Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; rose in left field, A below left wing. CPE 5; Svoronos –; Zervos Issue 77, dies –/a (unlisted obv. die); Price 3966A; Hunt II 374 (same rev. die). Some light scratches, minor double strike on reverse. Good VF. Very rare, only three noted by Zervos, two additional in ANS photofile, two additional in CoinArchives, one additional in Pella.