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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 (worn)? Reverse: Zeus to left, clad in himation, crowning name of king with wreath held in right hand, in left hand sceptre. To left eagle on thunderbolt. Below: [monogram]; inscription in Greek at left and...

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Credit Line

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

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

Mint

Bithynia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1382.

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 16.25 gm.

Accession Number

35.180

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins