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    Golden Queen

    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Arsinoe II Philadelphus (277-270/68 BC). AV mnaieion or octodrachm (28mm, 27.74 gm, 11h).  Alexandria, under Ptolemy II, ca. 253/2-246 BC. Diademed and veiled head of the deified Arsinoe right with ram's horn; behind, lotus-tipped scepter; in left field, control letter Θ / APΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, filleted double cornucopiae. Svoronos 460. SNG Copenhagen 134. Struck on a broad flan from dies of refined style. NGC AU 5/5 - 3/5, Fine Style, light graffito.

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