The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt
Obverse: Bust of Arsinoe II, date BB behind head for 245 B.C.
Reverse: Double Cornucopiae bound with fillet
Arsinoe II was the daughter of Ptolemy I and his second wife Berenice I
As the wife of the King of Lysimachus, Arsinoe II was the queen of Thrace, Asia Minor, and Macedonia. After the King’s death in 281 B.C., Arsinoe II married her half-brother Ptolemy II.
This coin was issued after her death by Ptolemy II
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: 32 mm