Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1798

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy X(?), born c. 140 BC, died 88 BC. Became king of Egypt 110 BC Mint: Paphos Obverse: diademed head of Ptolemy I right, with aegis, and maybe a dotted border; Reverse: eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, reganal year in left field most probably LΘ, ΠΑ in right field, and maybe a dotted border can be seen. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΑ