Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1814

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, regnal year in left field LKA year 21 that is 96 BC. ΠΑ in right field, and maybe a dotted border can be seen. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: [ΠΤΟ]ΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙ[ΛΕΩΣ]