Coin; Tritartemorion card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Coin; Tritartemorion

LIV.2012.1.2224

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy II Philadelphus (Brother Loving); Born c.308 BC, died 246 BC; Became king of Egypt in 285 BC Mint: Alexandria Obverse: horned head of deified Alexander in elephnat headdress turned to the right;. Reverse: eagle with spread wings standing left on thunderbolt, controls in the left field can be seen There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: [ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ] EY