Ptolemy I Soter AR Tetradrachm - Alexander in Elephant Headdress

Ancient Coins - Ptolemy I Soter AR Tetradrachm - Alexander in Elephant Headdress
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Ptolemy I Soter. Silver Tetradrachm (29mm, 15.54 g), as King, 305-282 BC. Alexandria, in the name of Alexander III, ca. 303 BC.
 
Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, wearing elephant’s skin headdress.
 
ALEXANDROU, Athena Alkidemos advancing right, brandishing javelin and holding forth shield; in right field, Corinhian helmet, IS monogram, and eagle standing right on thunderbolt. (Svoronos 165; Weber 8227 (same obv. die)). Faint graffito before Athena’s head on reverse.
 
Nicely toned, with attractive iridescent traces. Extremely Fine.
Price SKU: AC1111
US$ 3,400.00
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  • CHF 3,347.15
  • CAD 4,529.54

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