Ptolemy I Alexander elephant skin obverse
Ptolemy I 325-305 BC as Satrap
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AR tetradrachm 16.2632 g, 26.8 mm
316-312 BC
1. Zervos, Orestes H. 1974. Ph.D. Dissertation. The Alexander Mint of Egypt. Page 95 #20B (300 style 1). Ann Arbor: Xerox University Microfilms.
2. Jenkins, G.K. 1960. An Early Ptolemaic Hoard from Phacous. In American Numismatic Society Museum Notes IX. Page 25 and Plate IV #3 (same dies). New York: American Numismatic Society.
Diademed of Alexander facing right and wearing an elephant skin and aegis. ΔΟ to the right of the elephant ear.
Athena Alkidemos, standing, facing right, holding a spear at the ready in her right hand and a shield, boss up in her left. The goddess is wearing a chiton and drape. An eagle stands to her right, its wings mostly folded.