Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.1616

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Cleopatra II and Ptolemy IX. He was twice King of Ptolemaic Egypt jointly with his grandmother Cleopatra II and his mother Cleopatra III from 116 to 107 BC and then again as Ptolemy Soter from 88 to 81 BC. Obverse: diademed head of Ptolemy IX turned right, aegis at shoulder. Reverse:, eagle standing left, wings open, ΠTOΛEMAIOY BAΣIΛEΩΣ, letters to the left HL, meaning year 8(109 BC)