EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter II 116-107 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.ALEXANDRIA.struck 112-111BC.

Ancient Coins - EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter II 116-107 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.ALEXANDRIA.struck 112-111BC.
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EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter II 116-107 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.( 14.08g, 24mm, 12h).
Diademed bust right of Ptolemy I Soter ( founder of the dynasty).
Reverse.ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, in front regnal year LC =year 6 (= 112/111 BC), behind mint signature ΠΑ.
Ref:Sv.1667, SNG Cop 351,BMC pg.105.18,pg.106.17, Noeske 305, Paphos hoard 498-739.
Good very fine, nice dark tone.

The mint signature ΠΑ is that of ΠΑ(ΦΟΣ) Paphos,Cyprus.No reasonableexplanation has been put forward why the mint ofAlexandria adopted thePaphian mint signature.The two issues can easily be seperated by theirdistinct style.
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