A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF PTOLEMY II

A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF PTOLEMY II


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1223969

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 $500.00 
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.

Bibliography:

J.N. Svoronos, "Ptolemaic Coinage", trans. Catherine Lorber (Athens, 1904); 378.

BMC, 24