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    First Ptolemaic Gold of Memphis

    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter as satrap (323-305 BC). AV stater (19mm, 8.52 gm, 12h). In the name and types of Alexander III the Great. Memphis or Alexandria, ca. 323-317 BC. Head of Athena right, wearing single pendant earring, necklace, and triple-crested Corinthian helmet decorated with coiled serpent, pushed back on head / AΛEΞANΔPOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and stylis in left arm, no control marks. Zervos issue 72. Price 3961. Rare, the first gold coin of Alexandrian coin of Egypt. Reverse edge flattened, probably from mount removal. NGC Choice XF 5/5 - 2/5, Fine Style, ex-jewelry.

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