About this object

Denomination: AE. Authority: Cleopatra VII. Obverse is decorated with an image of Cleopatra's head and the reverse with an Eagle on thunderbolt.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Currency/exchange
  • Culture
    Ptolemaic
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    51 BC - 50 BC
  • Materials
    Copper Alloy
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Mr. E Timperley, 1956
  • Collector
    E Timperley
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1956 before
  • Measurements
    x 25 mm x 5 mm
  • Related people
    E Timperley (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • E Timperley

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1956
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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