Tetradrachm - Nikomedes I

Features

Issuer Kings of Bithynia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 280 BC - 250 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 16.91 g
Diameter 29.0 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 185574
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)

Obverse

Diademed head of Nikomedes I to right

Reverse

Warrior goddess (perhaps Bendis) seated on boulder to left, wearing short tunic and holding two spears with her upraised right hand and sword in scabbard with her left. Leaning against the boulder below her left arm, highly decorated shield, behind her, dead tree branch, to left in inner field, monogram of ΙΔ and at far left, Nike striding left

Lettering:
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΟΥ
ΙΔ

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (280 BC - 250 BC) 

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