Currency/exchange; Coin; AE36 card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; AE36

LIV.2012.1.1865

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy IV, Philopator (Loving His Father); Born c.238 BC, died 205 BC; Became king of Egypt in 221 BC. Mint: Alexandria Obverse: a horned head of Ammon right wearing taenia, dotted border. Reverse: an eagle standing on thunderbolt his head is turned to the right with cornucopia to the right, legs, dotted border. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads:ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ