Auction: 344 - The Numismatic Collector's Series Sale at Grand Hyatt, NY INC
Kings of Egypt. Arsinöe II (died 270/268 BC). AR Dekadrachm. Alexandria. 33.93 gms. Struck under Ptolemy II, 285-246 BC. Head of the deified Arsinöe II right, veiled and wearing stephane; lotus-tipped scepter behind her head, large E (or -E) in left field, rev. (A)PΣINoHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦoY, Filleted double cornucopiae, grape bunch hanging from each side. Cf.Svoronos 496 (P in field), SNG Copenhagen 135 (P in field). Toned deep gray over light roughness. NGC XF.