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ID:     9312
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     PTOLEMAIC KINGDOM
Issuer:     Ptolemy I, Soter
Date Ruled:     323-284 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. as King, 305 - 285
Diameter:     25.5 mm
Weight:     13.18 g
Obverse Legend:     D
Obverse Description:     Diademed head of Ptolemy I right, wearing aegis, small D behind ear
Reverse Legend:     ΠΤΟΛΣΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ / P A
Reverse Description:     Eagle standing left on thunderbolt, P over A in left field
Mint:     Egypt, Alexandria
Primary Reference:     Svoronos 247-248
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=6868