EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter II 116-107 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.Struck 114-113BC.

Ancient Coins - EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter II 116-107 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.Struck 114-113BC.
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EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter II 116-107 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.( 13.84g. 12h).
Diademed bust right of Ptolemy I Soter ( founder of the dynasty).
Reverse.ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, in front date =year 4 (= 114/113 BC, behind mint signature ΠΑ.
Ref:Sv.1665, SNG Cop 349,BMC pg.105.14,15, Noeske 303.

Good very fine.

The mint signature ΠΑ is that of ΠΑ(ΦΟΣ) Paphos,Cyprus.No reasonable explanation has been put forward why the mint ofAlexandria adopted the Paphian mint signature.The two issues can easilybe seperated by their distinct style.
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