Description: Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. Ptolemy I, 323-285 BC. AR Tetradrachm (15.53 g) minted at Alexandria with Ptolemy I as Satrap, c. 310-305 BC. Head right of Alexander the Great wearing elephant skin. Reverse: Athena Alkidemos striding right, holding raised spear and shield; in right field, monogram, helmet and eagle standing right on thunderbolt. SNG Cop plate I, 29; Sv. 162. Graffiti at reverse periphery. Very Fine. From the hoards that have been found, this important coin type very often exhibits flan faults and graffiti. One can also find specimens with Aramaic graffiti, as well as Greek letters as on this coin. Estimated Value $400 - 500. Categories: Ancient Coins
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