A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF PTOLEMY X SOTER II

A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF PTOLEMY X SOTER II


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1212696
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Reign of Ptolemy X Soter II (115-80 B.C.)

Minted in Paphos; Year 3 (114 B.C.)

Obverse: Diademed head of Ptolemy I wearing aegis facing right.

Reverse: Eagle facing left on thunderbolt. L G in left field, PL in right field. PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS, “Ptolemy The King”.

In extremely fine condition. Found in Samaria.

Diameter: 25 mm; Weight: 14.2 g

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Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.

Bibliography:

J.N. Svoronos, "Ptolemaic Coinage", trans. Catherine Lorber (Athens, 1904); 1663, Plate LVII-3.