PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysios 80-51 BC.AR.Tetradrachm. 62-61 BC

Ancient Coins - PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysios 80-51 BC.AR.Tetradrachm. 62-61 BC
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EGYPT.ALEXANDRIA.Ptolemy XII Neos Dionysios 80-51 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.( 13.04g. 12h).
Diademed bust right of Ptolemy I Soter ( founder of the dynasty).
Reverse.ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, in front date LK =year 20 (= 62/61BC, behind mint signature ΠΑ.
Sv.1867, SNG Cop -, Noeske 350
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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