Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1768

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy VI, the Philometer (Mother-loving), reigned from 180/180 BC to 145 BC. Mint: Cyprus - Paphos Obverse: diademed head of Ptolemy the I, turned to the right. Reverse: eagle turned to the left, standing on thunderbolt, regnal years to the left cannot be read possibly LΛΑ regnal year 31 that is 150 BC, mint letters ΠΑ for Paphos to the right of the eagle. Legend all around very worn.