Currency/exchange; Coin; AE 23 card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; AE 23

LIV.2012.1.1886

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: Alexandria (?) Denomination: AE25 Obverse: the bearded head of Herakles in lion skin right, dotted border;. Reverse: eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, head reverted, kerykeion over shoulder, K between the legs of the eagle dotted border around can be seen There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: [ΠΤΟΛΕ]ΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ