Bronze Æ30 - Prusias II Kynegos Nikomedia

Features

Issuer Kings of Bithynia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 182 BC - 149 BC
Value Unknown Æ
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 13.03 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 309914
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References HGCS 7# 626,
Oliver D. Hoover; 2012. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 7. Handbook of Coins of Northern and Central Anatolia, Pontos, Paphlagonia, Bithynia, Phrygia, Galatia, Lykaonia, and Kappadokia (with Kolchis and the Kimmerian Bosporos) : Fifth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom.
SNG Cop# 642,
Niels Breitenstein, Willy Schwabacher; 1942. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 1. Italy, Part 1 : Etruria - Campania. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
And 43 more volumes.
Recueil# 28
William Henry Waddington, Ernest Babelon, Théodore Reinach; 1904. Recueil général des monnaies grecques d'Asie mineure / Tome 1. Pont et Paphlagonie. Ernest Leroux, Paris, France.
And 3 more volumes.

Obverse

Helmeted head of Athena facing left.

Reverse

Nike advancing to the right, carrying a trophy over shoulder; monogram at inner right.

Script: Greek

Lettering:
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ
ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ

Mint

Nicomedia, Bithynia, modern-day İzmit, Turkey

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (182 BC - 149 BC)  Nikomedia mint

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