Cleopatra VII - Marc Antony tetradrachm obverse
Cleopatra VII 69-30 BC and Marc Antony 83-30 BC
AR (81%) tetradrachm 15.0362 gm, 26.7 mm
Antioch (?) 36 BC
1. Burnett, Andrew, Michel Amandry, and Pere Pau Ripollès. 1998. Roman Provincial Coinage Volume I: From the death of Caesar to the death of Vitellius. Pages 601-602 #4094 and Plate 155 #4094. London: British Museum Press.
2. Wroth, Warwick. 1899. Catalogue of the Greek Coins of Galatia, Cappadocia, and Syria. Page 158 #53 and Plate XIX #3. London: The Trustees of the British Museum.
3. Svoronos, J. N. 1904. Ta Nomismata tou Kratous ton Ptolemaion, Volume 2. Page 316 #1897 and Plate LXIII #22-23. Athens: Tupios P. D. Sakellairou
Obverse
Bust of Cleopatra facing right wearing diadem, earring, pearl necklace, and dress embroidered in front with pearls. Border of dots.
ΒΑΣΙΛΙΣΣΑ ΚΛΕΟΠΑΤΡΑ ΘΕΑ ΝΕΩΤΕΡΑ
The lunate forms of Σ and Ε, and W for Ω appear in the coin's inscriptions.
Reverse
Bare head of Antony facing right, border of dots.
ΑΝΤΩΝΙΟΣ ΑΥΤΟΚΡΑΤΩΡ ΤΡΙΤΟΝ ΤΡΙΩΝ ΑΝΔΡΩΝ