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The Ancient Coin of Cleopatra: There Could Have Been Pyramids in Paris. Found in an archaeological dig in Bethsaida, this rare bronze coin tells of love, trade ties and globe-shaking jealousies. And what if Marc Antony had won the war? Miriam Feinberg Vamosh. Published on 04.08.2013. Get email notification for articles from Miriam Feinberg Vamosh Follow. Published on 04.08.2013. Share in.
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Cleopatra, who had been exiled by her brother, was reinstalled as queen with Roman military support. Ptolemy was killed in the fighting and another brother was created Ptolemy XIII. In 47 BC.
The obverse (front) of this bronze coin shows a portrait of the queen engraved in her lifetime at the mint of Alexandria. The reverse of this coin is also remarkable for the occurrence (rare on an ancient coin) of a denominational mark (a symbol of the coin's value). The Greek letter pi stands for 80 bronze drachmas. Details. Title: Bronze coin of Cleopatra VII; Physical Dimensions: Weight: 16.
This coin shows Cleopatra and Mark Antony. As noted, only about 10 coins have survived in good condition from Cleopatra's era. On this coin, Cleopatra and Mark Antony look very similar to each other, which has caused historians to question whether the image of the queen is really a true likeness.
Cleopatra was not only charming but a force to be reckoned with during her time as queen. She was said to have been born in the year 69 B.C, and was given the throne along with her brother after the death of her father, Ptolemy XII (Auletes). There's a lot of information on the Macedonian queen that we aren't aware of, where the facts will surprise yet educate readers.
The Memoirs of Cleopatra tells the story of Cleopatra VII from her early childhood to her death. Cleopatra was the favorite daughter of Ptolemy XII. When her father had to flee to go to Rome, Cleopatra’s older sisters decided to take the throne for themselves. Cleopatra learned from her older sisters that she could be a strong and capable ruler herself. When Cleopatra becomes queen, she.