PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy II Philadelphos, with Arsinöe II, Ptolemy I, and Berenike I, 285-246 BC. Mnaieion or Oktadrachm (Gold, 26 mm, 27.80 g, 12 h), Alexandria, circa 272-261/0. ΑΔΕΛΦΩΝ Diademed jugate busts of Ptolemy II, draped, and Arsinoe II, veiled, to right; behind, Celtic shield. Rev. ΘΕΩΝ Diademed jugate busts of Ptolemy I, draped, and Berenike I, veiled, to right. Antike Kunst (1967), 471 (this coin). CPE 313. SNG Copenhagen 132. Svoronos 603. A few minor marks and with a light graffito on the reverse, otherwise, good very fine.
From the collection of Regierungsrat Dr. iur. Hans Krähenbühl, privately acquired from Bank Leu on 3 July 1965 (with a photocopy of the original invoice enclosed).