Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Bithynia with head of Prousias II
about 180–149 B.C.
Mint: Bithynia (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1382.
Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 16.25 gm. Die axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Prousias II to right, with winged diadem and slight beard .
Reverse: Zeus to left, clad in himation, crowning name of king with wreath held in right hand, in left hand sceptre.
At left eagle on thunderbolt.
Monogram below eagle; inscription in Greek at right and left.
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)