PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.Ptolemy I Soter 323-283 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.Struck c.295-292.Mint of ALEXANDRIA.BYZANTION COUNTERMARK

Ancient Coins - PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.Ptolemy I Soter 323-283 BC.AR.Tetradrachm.Struck c.295-292.Mint of ALEXANDRIA.BYZANTION COUNTERMARK
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PTOLEMAIC EMPIRE.EGYPT.Ptolemy I Soter 323-283 ( King 305-283 ) BC.AR.Tetradrachm.Struck c.295-292.Mint of ALEXANDRIA. ( 13.64g, 27mm, 12h ).
Diademed bust right of Ptolemy.
Reverse.ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ, eagle standing left on thunderbolt, in left field P above PK monogram.

Obverse countermarked with monogram of the city of BYZANTIUM; applied circa 260-246 BC.

Ref:Coin Sv.251, SNG Cop.-, BMC pg.19.47, Noeske 15.
Ref:For similar countermark see: Svoronos Pl.XXVI.19,21,24; Meydancikkale 3289; Ashton,Arslan and Dervisagaglu No.2 in A Ptolemaic hoard in Fethiye museum ( CH VIII 246 ) N.C.1996 and SNG Copenhagen :The Ptolemies� ( 1977 ) No.98.

Countermark very fine, coin very fine / good fine.
Preis SKU: GR.675
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