Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1813

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, dotted outline can be seen. Reverse: an eagle with closed wings facing the left and standing on thunderbolt, regnal year in left field LK that is year 20: 97 BC , ΠΑ in right field, dotted border can also be seen. Legend reads: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ]