EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy X Alexander I 101-88.AR.Tetradrachm.struck 99-98 BC

Ancient Coins - EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy X Alexander I 101-88.AR.Tetradrachm.struck 99-98 BC
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EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy X Alexander I 101-88.AR.Tetradrachm.( 13.68g.24mm, 12h).
Diademed bust right of Ptolemy I Soter ( founder of the dynasty).
Reverse.ΠΤΟΛΕ(ΜΑΙΟΥ) ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, in front date LIC= year 16 ( 99/98 BC) behind mint signature ΠΑ.
Ref:Sv.1676, SNG Cop 365,BMC pg.113.31, Paphos I 1187-1213, Noeske-

Good Very fine, nice old grey tone.

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 easily� be seperated by their distinct style.
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