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230, Lot: 163. Estimate $5000.
Sold for $6000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Arsinoë II, wife of Ptolemy II. Died 270 BC. AV Oktadrachm (29mm, 27.74 g, 11h). Alexandreia mint. Struck under Ptolemy II, 253/2-246 BC. Veiled head right, wearing stephane, with horn of Ammon below ear; lotus scepter behind, Λ to left / APΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopia bound with fillet. Troxell, Arsinoe, Group 3, pl. 7, 4; Svoronos 476; SNG Copenhagen -; Boston MFA -. VF.