Berenice II 267 – 221 B.C. AV Octadrachm

(1 customer review)

$ 20.00

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Description

The Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt

Obverse: Bust of Berenice II,

Reverse: Cornucopiae bound with a fillet

Wife of Ptolemy III. They had 4 children: Ptolemy IV, Magas, Arsinoe III, and Berenice. She was murdered by her son Ptolemy IV, soon after he became pharaoh.

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

24k Gold plated fine pewter

1 review for Berenice II 267 – 221 B.C. AV Octadrachm

  1. Ariel (verified owner)

    Queen Berenice II is shown short-haired at this beautiful coin. Because she dedicated her hair to the safe return of her husband, Ptolemy III from war. Greek astronomers even called one of Zodiac constellations “Berenice’s Lock”. A faithful copy of an outstanding original.

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