Currency/exchange; Coin; Drachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Drachm

LIV.2012.1.1854

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: horned head of Ammon right wearing taenia, dotted border; Reverse: an eagle standing left on thunderbolt,cornucopia in left field ΛΙ between legs, dotted border around can be seen There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads:ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΛΙ