Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Bithynia with head of Nikomedes II, struck under Nikomedes IV
Mint: Bithynia (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1385.
Diameter: 40 mm. Weight: 15.47 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Nikomedes II to right, diademed.
Reverse: Zeus left, clad in himation, crowning the name of the king with wreath held in right hand; in left hand, sceptre.
At left, eagle on thunderbolt.
Monogram and letters in field at left; inscription in Greek at right and left..
Purchased by MFA for $ 1,042.20 (the total purchase price for MFA 30.48-30.65)
H. E. Bolles Fund