Dekadrachm of Kingdom of Egypt with head of Arsinoe II, struck under Ptolemy III
Mint: Egypt (Kingdom), Alexandria
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2276.
Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 35.58 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Arsinoe to right with ram’s horn, fillet and stephane in hair, veil over back of head. Above head protrudes top of sceptre.
In left field: B B
Reverse: Double cornucopia with fruits, bunch of grapes on each side and fillets with fringed ends.
Around field: inscription in Greek
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)