An attractive Mnaieion or Oktadrachm of Arsinoe II
Los 1603
PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Arsinoe II, wife of Ptolemy II, died 270 BC. Mnaieion or Oktadrachm (Gold, 27 mm, 27.81 g, 12 h), Alexandria, struck under Ptolemy II, circa 252/1-250/49. Veiled head of Arsinoe II to right, wearing stephane; lotos-tipped scepter in background; to left, K. Rev. ΑΡΣΙΝΟΗΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ Double cornucopiae bound with fillet and with two grape bunches hanging at sides. CPE 390. Svoronos 475. Light scuffs and marks, otherwise, very fine.


From a European collection, formed before 2005.

The impressive Ptolemaic Mnaieia took their name from the fact that they were valued at one Mina (or 100 drachms) in silver.
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