Ptolemy I and II octadrachm obverse
Ptolemy II, ruled 285-246 BC, portraits of Ptolemy II, Arsinoe II, Ptolemy I and Berenike I
AV octadrachm 27.7292 g, 26.7 mm
Alexandria after 265 BC
1. Svoronos, J. N. 1904. Ta Nomismata tou Kratous ton Ptolemaion, Meros Deuteron. Page 89 #603 and Plate XIV #15-17. Athens: P. D. Sakellariou
2. 1977. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum. The Royal Collection of Coins and Medals Danish National Museum. Part 40. Egypt: The Ptolemies. #132. Copenhagen: Munksgaard.
3. Poole, Reginald Stuart. 1883. Catalogue of Greek Coins. The Ptolemies, Kings of Egypt. Page 40 #2 and Plate VII #2. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.
Jugate busts of Ptolemy II diademed and draped, and Arsinoe diademed and veiled, a Gallic shield behind.
Jugate busts of Ptolemy I, diademed and draped, and Berenike I, diademed and veiled.