Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Tetradrachm

LIV.2012.1.2138

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Cleopatra VII, reigned from 52 BC-29 BC. Obverse:diademed head of Ptolemy turned to the right. Reverse: eagle turned to the left standing on thunderbolt, letters Ι Ι Θ (19), 33 BC, ΠΑ for the mint of Paphos to the right of the eagle, cornucopia or wheat to the left of the eagle. From the legend all around only ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ can be seen.