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ID:     10959
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     BITHYNIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Nicomedes III
Date Ruled:     120-92 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Date Struck:     B.C. 112 - 111
Diameter:     33 mm
Weight:     16.21 g
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΣΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΝΙΚΟΜΗ∆ΟΥ / ΙΠΡ
Reverse Description:     Zeus standing left, wreath in right, scepter in left, in inner left field eagle on thunderbolt over monogram and ΙΠΡ (year 187)
Date On Coin:     ΙΠΡ (year 187)
Mint:     Nicomedia
Primary Reference:     BMC pg 214, 12v
Reference2:     SNG Cop 648v
Reference3:     SNG VA 263v
Reference4:     De Callatay pg 56, D73/R1, SGCV 7274
Photograph Credit:     FORUM ANCIENT COINS
Source:     http://www.forumancientcoins.com/catalog/roman-and-greek-coins.asp?zpg=8604