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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Ptolemaic Egypt| > GP88275
Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, Ptolemy I Soter, 305 - 282 B.C.
In Coins of the Ptolemaic Empire, Catherine Lorber writes that this, and similar types, "match the module and types of Alexandrian bronze hemiobols, but the style is local and somewhat crude; Alexander's features often resemble those of Ptolemy, probably unintentionally."
GP88275. Bronze hemiobol, Lorber CPE B134, Svoronos 630 (8 spec.), Cox Curium 73, BMC Ptolemies -, SNG Cop -, SNG Milan -, Noeske -, Weiser -, Hosking -, Malter -, VF, black patina, small earthen deposits, flan adjustment marks (scrapes), Phoenicia, Tyre mint, weight 4.364g, maximum diameter 16.5mm, die axis 0o, c. 294 - 282 B.C.; obverse diademed head of deified Alexander right, ram's horn at temple, long wavy hair; reverse ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ (King Ptolemy), Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings open, head left, club over (ΠA monogram) left; ex Ora Eads Collection; ex CNG Sale 41 (19 Mar 1997), lot 1035 (part of); very rare; SOLD











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