Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1807

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: Paphos Obverse: diademed head of Ptolemy I right, with aegis and maybe a dotted border; Reverse: an eagle with closed wings standin left on thunderbolt, reganal year in left field LIH that is year 17, therefore 100 BC,ΠΑ in right field and maybe a dotted border. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩ[Σ]