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Home > Catalog > |Greek Coins| > |Hellenistic Monarchies| > |Kingdom of Bithynia| > GB82669
Kingdom of Bithynia, Prusias II Kynegos, 185 - 149 B.C.
Bithynia was a flourishing kingdom in northwest Asia Minor. Prusias II, son of Prusias I, inherited his father's name but not his character. Few mourned his death when he was murdered in the temple of Zeus at Nikomedia.
GB82669. Bronze dichalkon, SNG Cop 632; SNGvA 258 var. (monogram); Rec Gn p. 225, 25; BMC Pontus p. 210, 5; HGC 7 634, nice VF, attractive glossy mottled brown surfaces, some light marks, Nikomedia (Izmit, Turkey) mint, weight 3.872g, maximum diameter 18.1mm, die axis 0o, 185 - 149 B.C.; obverse head of Prusias II to right, wearing winged diadem; reverse Herakles standing slightly left, head left, nude, right hand resting on grounded club before him, Nemean Lion's skin in left hand, BAΣIΛEΩΣ (king) downward on right, ΠPOYΣIOY downward on left, monogram lower inner right; $180.00











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