A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF PTOLEMY IX SOTER

A SILVER TETRADRACHM OF PTOLEMY IX SOTER


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Greek: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1277516

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Reign of Cleopatra III and Ptolemy IX Soter (116-107 BC)

Minted in Alexandria; Year 2 (115 BC)

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

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

In extremely fine condition.

Weight: 13.8g; Diameter: 26 mm

Certificate of Authenticity and Export Approval from Israel Antiquities Authority Included.

Bibliography:

J.N. Svoronos, "Ptolemaic Coinage", trans. Catherine Lorber (Athens, 1904); 1660

SNG Copenhagen, 348