Kingdom of Bithynia, Prusias I

1,750.00

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Description

Circa 228-180 BC. AR tetradrachm, 17 gr., 33.3 mm.

Obv: diademed, bearded head of Prusias I to the right.

Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ; Zeus Stephanophoros standing to the left, holding wreath and lotus-tipped sceptre; to inner left: thunderbolt above MH- (ligate) and ANΣ-monogram.

Ref: Jameson 1387 var.; BMC Pontus p. 209, 1-2; SNG Copenhagen 623.

Rare. Good Very Fine.