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Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 516

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. As satrap, 323-305/4 BC, or king, 305/4-282 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 15.00 g, 12h). Ptolemaic standard. In the name of Alexander III of Macedon. Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 306-300 BC.


Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I
Lot: 516.
 Estimated: $ 2 000

Greek, Silver

Sold For $ 1 900. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. As satrap, 323-305/4 BC, or king, 305/4-282 BC. AR Tetradrachm (29.5mm, 15.00 g, 12h). Ptolemaic standard. In the name of Alexander III of Macedon. Alexandreia mint. Struck circa 306-300 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, wearing elephant skin, aegis around neck with tiny Δ in scales / ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟY, Athena Alkidemos advancing right; to right, HP monogram, Corinthian helmet right, and eagle standing right on thunderbolt. CPE 65; Svoronos 170; Zervos Issue 25, dies 399/a (this coin referenced); SNG Copenhagen 27; Boston MFA 2257 = Warren 1319; Noeske 5. Toned, tiny delamination on obverse, banker’s mark and light graffito on reverse. Good VF.

Ex Seaby Coin & Medal Bulletin 650 (October 1972), no. A1227; Glendining (3 May 1967), lot 20.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Two – Greek Coinage Part II through Roman Imperial Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday afternoon, 14 January 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.