Was Cleopatra Beautiful?
It has been a popular belief throughout history that Cleopatra, the Egyptian queen, was a woman of outstanding beauty.
However, a Roman coin that is currently on display at the University of Newcastle in England might change some people’s minds.
The coin shows a woman with a protruding chin, a sharp nose and thin lips.
Great men of literature, such as Shakespeare and Chaucer, have written about the beauty of Cleopatra.