Coin; AE 18 card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Coin; AE 18

LIV.2012.1.1895

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy V Ephiphanes (Illustrious); Born c.210 BC, died 180 BC; Became king of Egypt in 205 BC Mint: Alexandria Obverse: head of Isis crowned with grain right, dotted border;. Reverse: eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, with reverted head and filled cornucopiae on shoulder and a dotted border around. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: ΒΑ[ΣΙΛΕΩΣ] ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ