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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Bithynia with head of Nikomedes II

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Obverse: Head of Nikomedes II to right, diademed. Reverse: Zeus to left, clad in himation, crowning name of king with wreath held in right hand, in left scepter. To left eagle on thunderbolt. Monograms in field at left; inscriptions in Greek at right and left. (See media screen for Greek...

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Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 147–146 B.C.

Mint

Bithynia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1384.

Dimensions

Diameter: 39 mm. Weight: 16.67 gm.

Accession Number

35.181

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins