Numismatica Ars Classica, Zurich   |   Auction 110   |   24 September 2018 Sort by Lot-NumberSort by Estimate
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Lot 73





Estimate: 1'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 800 CHF Price realized: 1'500 CHF
Ptolemies Kings of Egypt, Ptolemy I as satrap, 323 – 305. Tetradrachm in the name of Alexander III, Alexandria circa 310-305, AR 15.61 g. Diademed head of Alexander r., wearing elephant skin headdress. Rev. ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟY Athena Promachos advancing r., brandishing spear and holding shield; in r. field, monogram, helmet and eagle. Svoronos 162. SNG Copenhagen 29.
Lovely iridescent tone, a graffito on reverse, otherwise about extremely fine
Privately purchased from Creusy in 2005. This coin is sold with a French export licence.

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