Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête laurée et barbue de Zeus (Jupiter) à droite ; grènetis circulaire.
Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur un foudre, les ailes déployées ; dans le champ à gauche, un bouclier et un monogramme.
Reverse legend : PTOLEMAIOU - BASILEWS.
Reverse translation : (Ptolémée roi).
EGYPT - UNITED Ptolemy - Ptolemy II Philadelphus
Ptolemy II succeeded his father in 283 BC, but it was associated with the business before that date. Married in 288 BC Arsinoe, daughter of Lysimachus, he married a second time in 276 BC, his sister, Arsinoe II. Daughter of Ptolemy I and Berenice, she had married successively Lysimachus and Ptolemy Ceraunos, his half-brother, and was deified, identified with the goddess Hathor, when she died in 271 BC Ptolemy was an important issue coinage restitution to remember him. During the last twenty-five years of his life, Ptolemy II had completed the Lighthouse of Alexandria.