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

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

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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