Ptolemy I portrait tetradrachm obverse
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Ptolemy I, ruled 305-282 BC
AR tetradrachm 14.2542 g, 26.5 mm
Alexandria 300-285 BC
1. Svoronos, J. N. 1904. Ta Nomismata tou Kratous ton Ptolemaion, Meros Deuteron. Page 43 #255 Athens: P. D. Sakellariou
2. 1977. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum. Egypt: The Ptolemies. Edited by Kromann, Anne and Otto Morkhølm. #70-71. Copenhagen: Munksgaard.
Diademed head of Ptolemy I right
Die signed by the artist Δ
Eagle facing left, standing on a thunderbolt.