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ID:     Ptolemy_I
Type:     Greek
Region:     PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ptolemy I, Soter
Date Ruled:     305-283 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     Svor. Denom. B
Date Struck:     305-285 BC
Diameter:     28 mm
Weight:     15.28 g
Obverse Description:     Laureate head of Zeus right
Reverse Legend:     ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, wings open; A over M monogram in left field
Mint:     Alexandria
Primary Reference:     Svoronos 206 (Plate #4 - Ptolemy I)
Reference2:     SNG Cop 91-93
Reference3:     Cf. SG 7763
Photograph Credit:     McCollum Collection / Lehman
Notes:     NOTE - Recently noted by Lorber as indeterminate, either Ptolemy I or II. Alexandria - 305/285BC REF - Svoronos 206 (Plate #4 - Denomination B - Ptolemy I) SNG COP 91-93