Coin; AE 26 card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Coin; AE 26

LIV.2012.1.1908

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy VI Philometor (Loving His Mother); Born c.186 BC, died 145 BC; Became king of Egypt in 180 BC Mint: Cyprus (?) Obverse: head of Isis turned right, crowened with grain, dotted border. Reverse: an eagle with spread wings standing left on thunderbolt, monogram in left field (?) and a dotted border around. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: ΠΤΟΛΕΜ[ΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ]