PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Arsinoë II, wife of Ptolemy II.
|CNG 85, Lot: 539. Estimate $7500.
Sold for $9000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Died 270 BC. AV Mnaieion – “Oktadrachm” (26mm, 27.84 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Struck under Ptolemy VI-VIII, circa 170-116 BC. Diademed and veiled head right; lotus scepter behind head; K to left / Double cornucopia bound with fillet. Troxell, Arsinoe
, p. 67, 8; Svoronos 1498; SNG Copenhagen 322. EF, lustrous.