Description: ANCIENT COINS. JUDAEA. Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy I Soter (as Satrap, 323-305 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, 15.71g, 12h. Mint of Alexandria, struck in the name of Alexander the Great, c.311/0-305 B.C. Head of Alexander the Great facing right, wearing an elephant-skin headdress. Rev. A Λ E Ξ AN Δ POY , Athena Alkidemos striding right, brandishing a spear and holding a shield, a helmet, XA monogram and an eagle right before her (Svoronos 162; Zeros Issue 28; SNG Copenhagen 29). Pale violet-grey toning, with soft iridescent hues, over a few trivial hairlines, extremely fine. $1,250
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