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    Ptolemaic Kingdom. Ptolemy I Soter. Ca. 323-285 B.C. AR tetradrachm (26 mm, 15.62 g). Ca. 310-305 B.C. Head of Alexander right, wearing elephant's skin headdress / Athena Alkidemos advancing right, wielding spear in right hand, holding shield in left; monograms and eagle in field. Cf. Svoronos 146; G. K. Jenkins, "An Early Ptolemaic Hoard from Phacous," ANSMN 9 (1960), Group a; SNG Copenhagen 18. Toned VF, graffiti in reverse field.

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