Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1815

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 or KB, year 21 or 22 year 96 or 9% BC(?), ΠΑ in right field, dotted border can be seen. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: [ΠΤΟ]ΛΕΜΑΙ[ΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ]