Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1806

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 turned to the right with aegis around the neck Reverse: eagle facing the left, closed wings and standing on thunderbolt. To the left of the eagle letter LH year 8 that is 109 BC. To the right the letter of the mint ΠΑ (Paphos). Legend all around: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ.