Coin of Kingdom of Bithynia with head of Prousias II
about 180–149 B.C.
Mint: Bithynia (Kingdom)
Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.05 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Beardless head of Prousias II right, wearing winged diadem.
Reverse: Herakles stands, head left, holding club in right hand, lionskin on left arm.
Monogram at right. Inscription in Greek in field right and left.
By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour