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    Early Fine Style Arsinoe Octodrachm

    PTOLEMAIC EGYPT. Arsinöe II Philadelphus (277-270/268 BC). AV mnaieion or octodrachm (28mm, 27.74 gm, 12h). NGC AU 5/5 - 3/5, Fine Style, light marks. Posthumous issue of Alexandria, under Ptolemy II, ca. 251/0 BC. Veiled head of deified Arsinöe II right, wearing diademed stephane and horn of Ammon, scepter surmounted by lotus over left shoulder; K in left field, dotted border / APΣINOHΣ-ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopia bound with fillet, containing pyramidal cakes, pomegranates and other fruits, grape cluster hanging from the rim of each horn; dotted border. CPE 390. Svoronos 475. Struck from dies of delicate, lovely style, on satiny flan.



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