Egypt, Ptolemy II, Silver Decadrachm

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Egypt, Ptolemy II (283-246 BC). Silver Decadrachm, mint of Alexandria, c. 253/2-250/49 BC. Obverse: Diademed and veiled head of Arsinoe II facing right, lotus-sceptre over far shoulder; behind, EE. Reverse:…
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Description

Egypt, Ptolemy II (283-246 BC).

Silver Decadrachm, mint of Alexandria, c. 253/2-250/49 BC.

Obverse: Diademed and veiled head of Arsinoe II facing right, lotus-sceptre over far shoulder; behind, EE.
Reverse: ΑΡΣΙΝΟΗΣ ΦΙΛΑΔΕΛΦΟΥ, double cornucopiae bound with royal diadem.

(CPE 347; Svoronos 940, pl. 28, 6)

Good Very Fine.

34.64g.

Specification

Period283 - 246 BC
Datec. 253/2-250/49 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Decadrachm

Coin Ruler

Ptolemy II

Country

Africa

Coin House

Egypt

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Alexandria

ReferencesCPE 347; Svoronos 940, pl. 28, 6.
Weight34.64 g

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