Ancient Coinage of Egypt, Arsinoe II


[Svoronos 1498]

Arsinöe II, Queen of Egypt & Libya, sister & wife of Ptolemy II, lived 316 - 271 BC

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AV 8drachmPtolemy VI AV Oktadrachm. Sole reign, 163-145 BC. Kition mint, Year 23 = 159-158 BC. Diademed & veiled head of Arsinöe II right, lotus-tipped sceptre over shoulder / Double cornucopiae bound with fillet; LKG left, KI right. TextImage
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Svoronos 429Ptolemaic Kingdom, Arsinoe II AR Tetradrachm. Alexandria, ca 260 BC. Veiled bust right, with ram’s horn, in diademed stephane, lotus sceptre over far shoulder, B behind head / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, X between legs. SNG Cop 139. TextImage
Svoronos 453Arsinoe II AR Tetradrachm. Struck c261-252 BC. Diademed & veiled head of Arsinöe II right, lotus-tipped sceptre over shoulder; Æ behind / Eagle standing left on thunderbolt; X between legs. TextImage
Svoronos 460Ptolemaic Kingdom, Arsinöe II AV Oktadrachm. Alexandria mint. Struck under Ptolemy II, 253-246 BC. Diademed & veiled head right, lotus sceptre behind head, Θ to left / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopiae bound with fillet. TextImage
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Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, Arsinoe II AV Oktadrachm or Mnaieion. Alexandria mint, struck under Ptolemy II, 253-246 BC. Diademed & veiled head right, lotus sceptre behind head; K to left / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopiae bound with fillet. Troxell 3, Svoronos 475. TextImage
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Arsinoe II, wife of Ptolemy II, AR Dekadrachm. Dated year 11 = 260 BC. Veiled head right, Λ behind head / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopiae, bound together with fillet. Svoronos 477. TextImage
Svoronos 649cfArsinoe II AV Octodrachm. Tyre mint, (Year 24 = 262 BC?). Head right in stephane, lotus sceptre behind head / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopiae bound with fillet, TY mongram (& date KΔ?) below. TextImage
Svoronos 938Arsinoe II AR Dekadrachm. Struck under Ptolemy II, ca 253/2-246 BC. Diademed & veiled head of Arsinöe II right, lotus-tipped sceptre over shoulder; BB behind / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopiae bound with fillet. TextImage TextImage
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Svoronos 947Arsonoe II AR Decadrachm. Struck by Ptolemy II Philadelphus at Alexandria ca 253/2-246? BC. Head of deified Arsinoe right, with ram's horn, in stephane & veil, MM behind head / Filleted double cornucopiae. TextImage
Svoronos 959Ptolemy III AR Decadrachmm. Struck circa 246-241 BC. Diademed & veiled head of Arsinöe II, lotus-tipped sceptre over shoulder; WW behind / Double cornucopiae bound with fillet. TextImage
Svoronos 961Arsinoe II Philadelphus AR Decadrachm. Alexandria, posthumous issue, probably struck under Ptolemy III, 246(?)-242/1(?) BC. Veiled head of deified Arsinoe right with ram's horn, in stephane, transverse sceptre in background, B monogram behind / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, filleted double cornucopiae. TextImage
Svoronos 1498Egypt, Arsinoe II, wife of Ptolemy II, AV Oktadrachm. Alexandria mint, struck under Ptolemy VI-VIII, circa 180-116 BC. Head right, in a diademed stephane & veil, lotus-tipped sceptre over far shoulder; K behind / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornuacopiae bound with fillet. TextImage
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Troxell 36Arsinoe II AV Oktadrachm. Year 6 (242/241 BC). Ake-Ptolemais mint. Diademed & veiled head of Arsinöe II right, lotus-tipped sceptre over shoulder / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopiae bound with fillet; C M Q below. Svoronos -. TextImage
Troxell 41Arsinoe II AV Oktadrachm. Year 6 (242/241 BC), Joppa mint. Diademed & veiled head of Arsinöe II right, lotus-tipped sceptre over shoulder / AΡΣINOHΣ ΦIΛAΔEΛΦOY, double cornucopiae bound with fillet; C, monogram, Θ below. Svoronos -. TextImage
See also Svoronos: Coins of The Ptolemies, text and plates kindly supplied by E. Waddell on the Digital Library of Classical Works
Entry for arsinoe on the Digital Historia Numorum
Search for Arsinoe II in the British SNG Volumes' Database at the Fitzwilliam Museum

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