Tetradrachm - Nikomedes IV Philopator

Features

Issuer Kings of Bithynia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 93 BC - 74 BC
Value 1 Tetradrachm = 4 Drachm
Currency Drachm
Composition Silver
Weight 16.82 g
Diameter 29.0 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 186857
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References BMC Greek# 1
Reginald Stuart Poole; 1876. A Catalogue of the Greek Coins in the British Museum / Volume 2. Sicily. British Museum, London, United Kingdom.
And 26 more volumes.

Obverse

Diademed head of Nikomedes IV to right

Reverse

Zeus standing facing, his head turned to left, holding wreath in his right hand and scepter in his left. To left, eagle standing on thunderbolt above monogram and date CΣ

Lettering:
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΟΥ

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
-93  ΕΣ (205) Era of Bithynia
-92  ⵎΣ (206) Era of Bithynia
-91  ZΣ (207) Era of Bithynia
-90  HΣ (208) Era of Bithynia
-89  ΘΣ (209) Era of Bithynia
-88  ΙΣ (210) Era of Bithynia
-87  AΙΣ (211) Era of Bithynia
-86  BΙΣ (212) Era of Bithynia
-85  ΓΙΣ (213) Era of Bithynia
-84  ∆ΙΣ (214) Era of Bithynia
-83  EΙΣ (215) Era of Bithynia
-81  ZΙΣ (217) Era of Bithynia
-80  ΗΙΣ (218) Era of Bithynia
-75  ΓΚΣ (223) Era of Bithynia
-74  ∆ΚΣ (224) Era of Bithynia

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