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Bronze coin of Cleopatra VII

 

Diameter: 27.000 mm
Weight: 16.370 g

CM BMC Cleopatra VII 2

Room 72: Ancient Cyprus

    Bronze coin of Cleopatra VII

    Egypt, Ptolemaic Dynasty, 48-30 BC
    Minted at Cyprus

    A portrait of Cleopatra and her young son Caesarion

    G.K. Jenkins, Ancient Greek coins (London, Seaby, 1990)

    I.A. Carradice, Greek coins (London, The British Museum Press, 1996)

    R.R.R. Smith, Hellenistic royal portraits (Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1988)

    I.A. Carradice and M.J. Price, Coinage in the Greek world (London, Seaby, 1988)

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