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    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter, as satrap (ca. 323-305 BC). AR tetradrachm (28mm, 17.35 gm, 12h). Obverse die signed by the artist Δ. Alexandria, struck in the name of Alexander III the Great, ca. 310-305 BC. Diademed head of Alexander right, wearing elephant's skin headdress; small Δ to right of elephant's ear / AΛEΞΑΝΔPOY, Athena advancing right, brandishing spear in right hand and holding shield on left arm; to right, monogram and eagle on thunderbolt. Svoronos 110. Jenkins, Early, Group a. Rare full Attic weight issue. BMC -. Very rare monogram. Toned. Mottled toning, some roughness and minor scratches on reverse. Nearly Extremely Fine.

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