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Description

Silver tetradrachm of Cleopatra VII, showing diademed head of Ptolemy I. Year 3 of her reign. Egypt, 49 BC

Museum reference

A.1901.565

Collection

Coins, Medals and Tokens

Object name

Coin, 1 tetradrachm

Date

49 BC

Materials

Silver

Physical description

Silver

Associations

Cleopatra VII
Ptolemy I
Egypt, North Africa, AFRICA

Exhibitions

  • Ancient Egypt Rediscovered (08 Feb 2019)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Svoronos, P. Ta Nomismata tou Kratous ton Ptolemaion 306, no. 1849

Rutter, 211

On display

National Museum Of Scotland »
Level 5 »
World Cultures, Ancient Egypt Rediscovered

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