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LOT 183

Lot 183

Ancient Coinage

Ancient Coinage
Lot 183 Details
Ancient Coinage

PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM OF EGYPT PTOLEMY I SOTER AR TETRADRACHM, 300-285 B.C.

obv.: diademed head of Ptolemy I right, obv.: eagle standing left on thunderbolt, and ΠΤΟΛEΜΑΙOΥ BAΣΙΛEΩΣ with P above monogram in the field
approx. length 1.1 in — 2.7 cm
0.5 oz. — 14.3 grams

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $720
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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