Currency/exchange; Coin; AE 20 card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; AE 20

LIV.2012.1.1882

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 deified Alexander right (?) in elephant headdress (?), dotted border (?); Reverse: an eagle with spread wings (?) standing left on thunderbolt, ΩΣ in left field is visible, dotted border around. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: [ΠΤΟ]ΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ] ΩΣ