This coin is a detailed replica of coins that were used in Egypt during the reign of Cleopatra VII and Marcus Antonius. The depiction of Julius Caesars widow is strongly based on Roman coins. The coin has a Greek text.
During the first centuries BC, the Egyptian society was a mix of the Egyptian and Greek culture. As a result, many traditional Greek and later Roman customs were adopted. The coin shows the Egyptian leader, Cleopatra, in the same way as the Roman male emperors, but with an Egyptian face. The other side of the coin shows her Roman husband, Marcus Antonius. This coin was used around the civil war period in 30 BC.
This coin is a replica of an original that is part of The hunterian collection in Glasgow, Scotland. The coin has a diameter of 2,5 cm and is made of patinated pewter.Product details:
Diameter: 1.2 cm;
Material: tin (lead-free);
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight (grams): 100 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.