Egyptian Coin Trade Brainteaser
Swap the gold and silver column of coins to solve this clever brainteaser. Sound simple? Not quite – each coin type only moves so far into the columns creating a costly conundrum. Find the trick to get them sorted.
The Ancient Egyptians had robust trade routes that connected their lands with other nations all over the ancient world. Traveling by land and sea, they exported such valuable commodities like gold, linen, papyrus and even finished stone and glass objects. This puzzle was inspired by these ancient merchants and their need to organized their profits while maintaining a successful trade route. Their efforts continue to be studied by anthropologists today and were the mark of true genius.
Age Recommendation: 14 - 99 years old