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ID:     8967
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ptolemy I, Soter
Date Ruled:     323-284 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. posthumous, 323 - 305
Diameter:     26.2 mm
Weight:     14.23 g
Obverse Legend:     Δ
Obverse Description:     Alexander the Great, head right, wearing elephant skin headdress and aegis, ∆ before elephant's ear
Reverse Legend:     ΑΛΣΞΑΝ∆ΡΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Athena Alkidemos advancing right, holding shield and brandishing javelin; monogram to left, two monograms and eagle in right field
Mint Mark:     Egypt, Alexandria
Primary Reference:     Svoronos 146
Reference2:     SNG Cop 18
Reference3:     S 7749
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=6528