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    - ID: 186

    Submitter: IBSCCs Admin

    Added: 1997-12-26

    EGYPT.
    Arsinoe III, wife of Ptolemy IV.

    AV-Octodrachm.
    Av.: Draped bust of queen Arsinoe III r. wearing pearl necklace, earring, stephane and diadem, over far shoulder, lotos-scepter.
    Rv.: Cornucopiae bound with diadem, above, star.
    28,15 (!)g.

    Ref.: Kraay-Hirmer 807.

    BoC.: 17/2, 1992/3, p. 8.

    FAKE – “The Galvano Boys”. For the comparision with the genuine pieces and the discussions see the BoC.