Coin of Nicaea with bust of Philip II
Mint: Bithynia, Nicaea
Diameter: 27.5 mm. Weight: 9.77 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
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Obverse: Draped, cuirassed bust of Philip II to right.
Inscription in Greek. Countermark: H
Reverse: Athena, wearing helmet and aegis, seated to left, holding Nike in right hand, spear in left hand.
Inscription in Greek.
By 1957: Hans von Aulock Collection (SNG, von Aulock, no. 682); by 1962: with Edward Gans, Numismatic Fine Arts, 10 Rock Lane, Berkeley 8, California; June 6, 1962: purchased by MFA from Edward Gans for $ 295.- (this is the total amount paid for 62.512–62.554).
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour