Currency/exchange; Coin; AE 21 card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; AE 21

LIV.2012.1.1899

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 in elephant headdress right, dotted border. Reverse: eagle with spread wings standing left on thunderbolt, and a dotted border around. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑ[ΣΙΛΕΩΣ]