Ptolemaic Kings of Egypt.
Ptolemy I Soter, as Satrap, 323-305 BC. Gold Stater, circa 313-311 BC, Alexandria. Diademed head of Alexandre the Great wearing elephant's scalp headdress, an aegis and with the horn of Ammon, to the right / Prow of a galley to the right. 8,53g. Gulbenkian 1071; Jameson 999; Svoronos 25 and pl. I, 22-23.
From the Mieza collection, NAC 46 (2 April 2008) 303 and the auction Nomos 7 (15 May 2013), 149.
This coin, one of four examples known and the only one in private hands, is one of the greatest rarities of Ptolemaic coinage.
|Price realized||85'000 CHF|
|Starting price||75'000 CHF|