Currency/exchange; Coin; AE43 card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; AE43

LIV.2012.1.1904

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy VIII Euergetes II (Benefactor); Born c.184 BC, died 116 BC; Became king of Egypt in 145 BC, although prior to this for a while he was a co-ruler with his brother Ptolemy VI and sister Cleopatra II Denomination: AE45/42 Obverse: head of Ammon right, dotted border. Reverse: eagle with spread wings standing right on thunderbolt Φ in right field, dotted border around can be seen There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: [ΕΡΓΤΟΥ ΒΑ]ΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ