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Coin of Kingdom of Bithynia with head of Apollo, struck under Prousias I

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Obverse: Laureate head of Apollo to left. Reverse: Athena, winged, to left, crowning king's name with wreath in right hand. Monogram at left and inscriptions in Greek at left and right.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; 1998 year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 228–180 B.C.

Mint

Bithynia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 10.84 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1998.618

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins