Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1794

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy X Alexander I; Born c. 140 BC, died 88 BC; Became king of Egypt 110 BC Obverse: diademed head of Ptolemy I right, with aegis and maybe a dotted border; Reverse: an eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, regnal year in left field LIΔ year 14 that is 103 BC. ΠΑ in right field, and dotted border. The reverse inscription reads: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ