Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Buste diadémé à droite avec l'égide nouée autour du cou.
Reverse description : Aigle debout à gauche sur un foudre, les ailes entrouvertes.
Reverse legend : PTOLEMAIOU - BASILEWS/ LIs-PA.
Reverse translation : (Ptolémée roi).
EGYPT - UNITED Ptolemy - Ptolemy XII NEOS DIONYSUS
First reign (80-58 avant J.-C.)
In 80 BC, Ptolemy XI Alexander Sylla imposed, son Ptolemy X. The new king was murdered Berenice III before being eliminated himself, without an heir. Ptolemy XII Auletes, that is to say, the flute player, son of Ptolemy IX Soter ascended the throne. He placed himself under the protection of the Romans. In 58 BC, he was driven out of Egypt by the Alexandrians and restored by the Romans four years later. He is the father of Cleopatra VII, the Great, who succeeded him.