Ptolemy I with Berenice I & Ptolemy II with Arsinoe II

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Illustration

Branko van Oppen
by British Museum
published on 20 January 2020
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Gold octodrachm (mnaieion) with the draped and diademed jugate busts of siblings Ptolemy II and Arsinoe II on the reverse; Ptolemy I and Berenice I as their divine parents on the reverse. The legends over the portraits read Adelphōn (“of the siblings”) and Theōn (“of the gods”) respectively (Alexandria, ca. 275-260 BCE).

(British Museum)

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Museum, B. (2020, January 20). Ptolemy I with Berenice I & Ptolemy II with Arsinoe II. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11738/ptolemy-i-with-berenice-i--ptolemy-ii-with-arsinoe/

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