PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter II 116-107 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.struck 108/7 BC

Ancient Coins - PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter II 116-107 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.struck 108/7 BC
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PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter II 116-107 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.struck 108/7 BC ( 14.07g, 24mm, 12h)
 
Diademed hear right of Ptolemy Soter, founder of the dynasty, wearing aegis around neck.
Reverse.ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed, in front regnal year LI ( year 10 = 108/7 BC) behind mint signature ΠA.
Ref:Sv.1671, SNG Cop 356-57, BMC pg 108.63-64, Noeske 308-311, Paphos hoard I 961-999.
Good very fine
 
The mint signature ΠΑ is that of ΠΑ(ΦΟΣ) Paphos,Cyprus.No reasonable explanation has been put forward why the mint of Alexandria adopted the Paphian mint signature.However, the product of the two mints can easily be seperated by their distinct style.
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