Currency/exchange; Coin; AE 38 card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; AE 38

LIV.2012.1.1612

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy II, Philadelphus (Brother-Loving); Born 308 BC, died 246 BC; became king of Egypt in 285 BC Obverse: head of Zeus Ammon turned to the right. Reverse: two eagles with closed wings turned to the left standing on thunderbolt. Reverse inscription reads:ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣ[ΙΛ]ΕΩΣ