Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1811

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 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 standin left on thunderbolt, reganal year in left field LK (year 20 that is 97 BC), ΠΑ in right field, dotted border can be seen. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ]