Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1816

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy X. Born c. 140 BC, died 88 BC; Became king of Egypt 110 BC Mint: Paphos Obverse: diademed head of Ptolemy I facing to the right, with aegis and maybe a dotted border. Reverse: an eagle with closed wings standin left on thunderbolt, reganal year in left field, ΠΑ in right field, dotted border can be seen There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads: ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ [ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ] LK ΠΑ