Ptolemy I Soter 367-283 BC

 

Ptolemy I Soter 367-283 BC

Silver tetradrachm, 27 mm, 14.25 gm.
Obverse: Diademed head of Ptolemy Soter right.
Reverse: PTOLEMAIOU BASILEWS
Eagle standing on winged thunderbolt, two monograms in front.

Alexandria mint.

Ptolemy I Soter was the first ruler of Egypt following its annexation by Alexander the Great, thus beginning the Ptolemaic dynasty that would continue for 300 years until the death of Cleopatra in 30 BC.

Inv#: 6988

$1,500

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