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CLEOPATRA Egypt Queen Silver Palladium Gold Gemstone Coin 2 Oz 50$ Fiji 2012


A numismatic masterpiece, made of 2 oz of pure silver 999, Gold 24 carat gilded, ennobled with pure Palladium and enriched with a precious gemstone! Extremely limited mintage of only 999 pcs worldwide! The coin is issued by the Republic of Fiji and honors Queen Cleopatra, she is by far one of the most ever famous queens of all times in ancient Egypt! Third of "Egyptian Jewels" 10 coin series.

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Cleopatra VII Philopator, known to history as Cleopatra, was the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.
She is by far one of the most ever famous queens of all times in ancient Egypt.
Cleopatra was born in 69 B.C. in Alexandria. Cleopatra originally ruled jointly with her father, Ptolemy XII Auletes, and later with her brothers, Ptolemy XIII and Ptolemy XIV, whom she married as per Egyptian custom, but eventually she became sole ruler. As pharaoh, she consummated a liaison with Julius Caesar that solidified her grip on the throne. She later elevated her son with Caesar, Caesarion, to co-ruler in name.
She came to reign in 51 B.C.and was of 17 years of age. She was the only Ptolemic Pharoah to speak the Egyptian language. She also took on the Egyptian religion. She was very intelligent and was a shrewd politician with an extraordinary charisma. However, she was not beautiful and had a much masculine features.
After Caesar's assassination in 44 BC, she aligned with Mark Antony in opposition to Caesar's legal heir, Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus (later known as Augustus). With Antony, she bore the twins Cleopatra Selene II and Alexander Helios, and another son, Ptolemy Philadelphus.
After losing the Battle of Actium to Octavian's forces, Antony committed suicide. Cleopatra followed suit, according to tradition killing herself by means of an asp bite on August 12, 30 BC.
She was briefly outlived by Caesarion, who was declared pharaoh by his supporters, but soon killed on Octavian's orders. Egypt became the Roman province of Aegyptus.

  • CountryFiji
  • Year2012
  • Face Value50 Dollars
  • MetalSilver, Gold
  • Fineness (purity)999/1000
  • Weight (g)62.2 (2 oz)
  • Diameter (mm)62
  • QualityProof
  • Mintage (pcs)999
  • Certificate (COA)Yes
  • Presentation case (box)Yes
Silver, gold, precious gemstone and palladium, all inside a luxury display case, make this coin a very exclusive numismatic jewel. The reverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II profile.