Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1774

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy X Alexander I; Born c. 140 BC, died 88 BC; Became king of Egypt 110 BC Mint: Alexandria Obverse: diademed head of Ptolemy I right, with aegis, and maybe a dotted border; Reverse: an eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, mogram in left field (this could possibly indicate regnal year), and maybe a dotted border can be seen There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: [ΠΤ]ΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ]