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    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphus, with Arsinoe II, Ptolemy I, and Berenice I (285/4-246 BC). AV mnaieion or octodrachm (27mm, 27.65 gm, 12h). NGC Choice VF 5/5 - 2/5, ex-jewelry. Alexandria, ca. 285-272 BC. AΔEΛΦΩN, jugate right busts of Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II; Ptolemy is diademed and draped, Arsinoe is diademed and veiled; shield to left, dotted border / ΘEΩN, jugate right busts of Ptolemy I and Berenice I; Ptolemy is diademed and draped, Berenice is diademed and veiled. CPE 313. Svoronos 603. Contact marks consistent with jewelry wear, still a big, impressive gold piece with four royal portraits.

    Ex Coin Galleries Auction (12 February 1986), lot 5.


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