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    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Arsinöe II Philadelphus (died 270/268 BC). AV mnaieion or octodrachm (26mm, 27.70 gm, 12h). NGC Choice VF 5/5 - 3/5. Posthumous issue of Alexandria under Ptolemy II, ca. 251/0 BC. Diademed and veiled head of deified Arsinöe II right with horn of Ammon; lotus-tipped scepter behind, K in left field, dotted border / APΣINOHΣ-ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopia, grape bunches hanging at sides, bound with fillet; dotted border. CPE 390. Svoronos 475. Attractive large-format Greek gold are some of the most sought after types of the ancient world.

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    5th-9th Thursday-Monday
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