A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF PTOLEMY II
Please refer to our stock # V.1 when inquiring.
Reign of Ptolemy II (285-246 B.C.)
Alexandria or Kition Mint
Obverse: Diademed head of Ptolemy I with aegis at neck. Dotted border.
Reverse: Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings closed. ST, KI and AX monogram in left field. Two stamp marks in right field. PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS.
In very fine condition.
Diameter: 26.7 mm; Weight: 13.8 g
Worldwide shipping and Certificate of Authenticity included in price.
Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority.
J.N. Svoronos, "Ptolemaic Coinage", trans. Catherine Lorber (Athens, 1904); 378.