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Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Bithynia with head of Prousias II

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Obverse: Head of Prousias II to right wearing winged diadem and slight beard. Reverse: Zeus left, clad in himation, crowning name of the king with wreath held in right hand: in left, a sceptre: to left, eagle on thunderbolt. Monogram in field at left; inscription in Greek at left and...

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Provenance

Purchased by MFA for $ 1,042.20 (the total purchase price for MFA 30.48-30.65)

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund

Greek, Hellenistic Period, about 180–149 B.C.

Mint

Bithynia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1383.

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 mm. Weight: 16.80 gm.

Accession Number

30.64

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins