Kingdom of Bithynia, Nikomedes IV Philopator


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Nikomedia, 91-90 BC.

AR tetradrachm, 16.24 gr., 31.5 mm.

Obv: diademed head of Nikomedes IV to the right.

Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΟΥ; Zeus Stephanophoros standing to the left; in left field: eagle standing to the left on thunderbolt, above: HΣ-monogram (date).

Ref: Callataÿ p. 63, dies D203/R8 (unlisted die combination); HGC 6, 646; Jameson 1390 (same obv. die).

Iridescent tone, underlying luster. Extremely fine.