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    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Arsinöe II Philadelphus (277-270 BC). AV mnaieion or octodrachm (27mm, 27.66 gm, 12h). NGC AU 4/5 - 2/5, brushed. Posthumous issue of Alexandria under Ptolemy VI-VIII, after 193/2 BC. Veiled head of the deified Arsinöe II right, wearing diademed stephane and horn of Ammon, lotus-tipped scepter over far shoulder; K in left field / ΑΡΣΙΝΟΗΣ-ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ, double cornucopia, grape bunches hanging from sides, bound with fillet. Svoronos 1498-9. SNG Copenhagen 321-2. Boldly struck with high-relief portrait and noticeably concave sharp reverse.

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