Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt. Arados. AR Tetradrachm, Ptolemy I Soter (305-282 BC). As satrap, 323-305 BC. In the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Struck circa 320/19-315 BC
Obv: Head of Herakles to right, wearing lion skin headdress, paws tied beneath chin. Rev: ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΟΥ, Zeus seated left on low-backed throne, right leg drawn back, his feet resting on a low foot rest, holding long scepter in his left hand and, in his right, eagle standing right with closed wings, AP (civic) monogram in left field.
Ref: Price 3426
17.1g. / 26mm
- Ptolemaic Kingdom
- Ptolemy I Soter (303-282 BC)
- Year/Period and Variation
- in the name and types of Alexander III of Macedon. Struck circa 320/19-315 BC. Arados