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    Lustrous Arsinöe mnaieion

    Arsinöe II Philadelphus, wife of Ptolemy II (died 270 BC). AV mnaieion (28mm, 27.66 gm, 12h).  Alexandria, under Ptolemy II, 253/2-246 BC. Diademed and veiled head of the deified Arsinöe right with ram's horn; behind, lotus-tipped scepter; in left field, control letter K / APΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, filleted double cornucopiae. Svoronos 471. Troxell group 7, 2. Obverse die a bit worn, otherwise well struck and fully lustrous. NGC Choice XF 5/5 - 5/5.

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