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ID:     14038
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     BITHYNIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Nicomedes II
Date Ruled:     149-120 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. 149 - 148
Diameter:     16.631 mm
Weight:     39.7 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΣΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΝΙΚΟΜΗ∆ΟΥ / NP
Reverse Description:     Zeus standing left, wreath in right, scepter in left, in inner left field eagle on thunderbolt over monogram and NP (year 150)
Date On Coin:     NP (year 150)
Mint:     Nicomedia
Primary Reference:     BMC Bithynia p. 213, 1
Reference2:     SNG Cop 646 var
Reference3:     Rec Gen pl. 32, 7
Reference4:     SNG VA 261 var; SGCV 7273
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=12223