Ptolemaïc Kingdom. Ptolemy II


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Ake-Ptolemaïs, 253 BC. AR tetradrachm, 14.16 gr.

Obv: diademed bust of Ptolemy I wearing aegis to the right,

Rev: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΣΩΤΗΡΟΣ; eagle standing on thunderbolt to the left; in left field: ΠΤover ME, in right field: ΛΓ(date= RY 35) over Θ.

Ref: Svoronos 777. From a Dutch collection between 1970-2005.

Some wear on the high points and in the fields, nevertheless Extremely fine.

An artistic and lifelike rendering of Ptolemy I.