Ptolemy II & Arsinoe II of Egypt AV Octadrachm

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The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt – Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II AV Octadrachm

Obverse: Conjoined busts of Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II.

Reverse: Conjoined busts Ptolemy I and Berenice I.

This museum quality coin reproduction of Ancient Greek Hellenistic Egyptian Coinage is an exact copy of the coin held in the British Museum . Add this to your collection and research it’s history.

Diameter: 26 mm

Son of Ptolemy I and Berenice, Ptolemy II co-ruled with his father for two years before the death of Ptolemy I. This enabled a smooth transition of power. Ptolemy II was married to Arsinoe I daughter of Lysmachos of Thrace but after she was convicted of plotting against him and exiled from Egypt. Ptolemy II then married his sister Arsinoe II.

Material: 24K gold plated pewter. Hand Crafted in the USA.

Packaged in a coin collecting flip with the description of coin printed on flip insert.

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