Currency/exchange; Coin; AE40 card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; AE40

LIV.2012.1.1851

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 Denomination: AE44 Obverse:horned head of Ammon right wearing taenia, dotted border. Reverse: eagle standing left on thunderbolt,cornucopia on right ΔΙ between legs, dotted border around can be seen There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads:ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΔΙ