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.