Egypt, Arsinoe II Philadelphos, (died 270/268 B.C.), gold mnaieion or oktadrachm (octodrachm), (27.71 g, Alexandreia mint, struck under Ptolemy II, c.253/2 B.C., obv. head to right or Arsinoe, veiled and wearing stephane, lotus-tipped sceptre in background, K to left, rev. around ARSINOHS FILADELFOU, double cornucopia, grape bunches hanging at sides, bound with fillet, (S.7768, Sv.475, Olivier & Lorber 182-7, dies 1/5, Troxell, Arsinoe, Group 3, p.44 and pl.7, 3 (same obv. die), SNG Cop. -, Noeske -, Boston MFA 2268 (same obv. die), Pozzi 3223 (same dies), Triton XVI, lot 594 (same dies). Nearly extremely fine with a trace of mint bloom, rare.
In a slab by NGC as strike 5/5, surface 3/5.