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426210. SOLD $26500

PTOLEMAIC KINGS of EGYPT. Arsinoe II Philadelphos. Died 270/268 BC. AR Dekadrachm (34mm, 35.65 g, 12h). Alexandreia mint. Struck under Ptolemy II, circa 253/2-246 BC. Head right, veiled and wearing stephane; lotus-tipped scepter in background, ÅÅ to left / År%5@o˙% f5¬ÅdE¬foU, double cornucopia, grape bunches hanging at sides, bound with fillet. Svoronos 937; Troxell, Arsinoe, Group 2, Transitional, pl. 6, 5 (same dies); SNG Copenhagen 136 var. (BB on obv.); Noeske –. EF, toned, a hint of die wear on obverse, minor flan flaw on reverse. Very rare, ten examples noted by Troxell, four in CoinArchives.