Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1808

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy X Alexander I; Born c. 140 BC, died 88 BC; Became king of Egypt 110 BC On the obverse of the coin you can see the diademed head of Ptolemy I right, with aegis and maybe a dotted border; On the reverse an eagle with closed wings standing left on thunderbolt, reganal year LI H (year 18 that is 99 BC) in left field, ΠΑ in right field and maybe a dotted border can be seen There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: [ΠΤΟ]ΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛ]ΕΩΣ [Π]Α