Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1773

Currently not on display

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Coin of Ptolemy XII,Neo Dionysos, Auletes, reigned from 80-51 BC Obverse: diademed head of Ptolemy the I, turned to the right with aegis around his neck. Reverse: eagle turned to the left standing on thunderbolt, regnal letters LΘ that is year 29, that is 52 BC to the left of the eagle, mint letters ΠΑ for Pahos to the right of the eagle. Legend all around: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ