EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysios 80-51 BC, 2nd period of reign 55-51 BC.BillonTetradrachm.Struck 53/52 BC.

Ancient Coins - EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysios 80-51 BC, 2nd period of reign 55-51 BC.BillonTetradrachm.Struck 53/52 BC.
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EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysios 80-51 BC, 2nd period of reign 55-51 BC.
BillonTetradrachm.Struck 53/52 BC. ( 11.82g, 23.7mm, 12h)
Diademed head of Ptolemy Soter ( found of the dynasty ) right wearing aegis around neck.
Reverse.ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed, in front regnal year LKΘ ( = year 29 = 53/52 BC) above headdress of Isis, behind mint-signature ΠΑ.
Ref:Sv.1839, SNG Cop 396, BMC pg.117.35,36, Noeske-
Very fine.

Ptolemy Neos Dionysios was the father of the famous Cleopatra VII Thea.

The ΠΑ mint-signature was that used on the island of Cyprus denoting the mint of Paphos.No reasonable explanation has been put forward why the mint of Alexandria employed with mark.
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