Coin Portrait of Arsinoe II

Illustration

Branko van Oppen
by Classical Numismatic Group
published on 20 January 2020
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Gold octadrachm (mnaieion) with the veiled portrait of Arsinoe II on the obverse; the reverse illustrates a double cornucopia (dikeras), bound with a royal fillet (diadēma) and overflowing with grapes, pomegranate and pyramidical cakes; the legend names Arsinoe Philadelphus (Alexandria, ca. 253-246 BCE; Rauch auction no. 107, lot 169).

Courtesy of Classical Numismatics Group.

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