Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Bithynia with head of Prousias II

Greek
Hellenistic Period
about 180–149 B.C.


Mint: Bithynia (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1382.

Dimensions

Diameter: 36 mm. Weight: 16.25 gm. Die axis: 12

Accession Number

35.180

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

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.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)