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    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphus, with Arsinoe II, Ptolemy I, and Berenice I (285-246 BC). AV mnaieion or octodrachm (29mm, 27.64 gm, 12h). NGC AU 4/5 - 3/5, Fine Style, edge damage. Alexandria, ca. 285-261/0 BC. Jugate busts of Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II right; Ptolemy is diademed and draped, Arsinoe is diademed and veiled; AΔEΛΦΩN above, shield to left / Jugate busts of Ptolemy I and Berenice I; Ptolemy is diademed and draped, Berenice is diademed and veiled; ΘEΩN above. Svoronos 603; SNG Copenhagen 132. Edge scuff and very slight doubling visible on reverse, otherwise deeply struck on an immense flan for this issue, with four remarkable portraits in high relief. A powerful example with terrific eye appeal!

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