Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Bithynia with head of Prousias II
about 183–149 B.C.
Mint: Bithynia (Kingdom), Nicomedia
Diameter: 36.5 mm. Weight: 16.95 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Diademed head of Prousias II to right, with slight beard
Reverse: Zeus standing to left, scepter in left hand, wreath (?) in right.
In field at left, eagle on thunderbolt and monogram.
Inscription in Greek.
By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; December 19, 1984: gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule