Currency/exchange; Coin; Triobol card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Currency/exchange; Coin; Triobol

LIV.2012.1.1859

Currently not on display

Information

Coin of Ptolemy III Euergetes (Benefactor); Born c.280 BC, died 222 BC; Became king of Egypt in 246 BC Mint: Alexandria Obverse: horned head of Ammon right wearing taenia, dotted border; Reverse an eagle standing left on thunderbolt,cornucopia in left field monogram between legs, dotted border around can be seen. There is no obverse Inscription, however the reverse inscription reads:ΠΤΟΛΕΜΑΙΟΥ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ