Dichalkon - Prusias II

Dichalkon - Prusias II -  obverseDichalkon - Prusias II -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Kings of Bithynia
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 182 BC - 149 BC
Value (1⁄24)
Currency Drachm
Composition Bronze
Weight 5.46 g
Diameter 22.57 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 78988
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References BMC Greek# 14,
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.
SNG Cop# 635ff,
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.
GCV# 7266
David R. Sear; 2004. Greek Coins and Their Values / Volume 1. Europe. Seaby, London, United Kingdom.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Wreathed head of Dionysos right

Reverse

Centaur walking right, playing a lyre; WVHP monogram right.

Lettering: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ

Comments

RecGen 26, monogram 8

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

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