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ID:     778228
Type:     Greek
Region:     BITHYNIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Nicomedes II
Date Ruled:     149-120 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     Tetradrachm
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     149-127 BC
Diameter:     38 mm
Weight:     16.68 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Diademed head right
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΣΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΝΙΚΟΜΗΔΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Zeus standing left, holding wreath and scepter; to inner left, eagle on thunderbolt above monogram
Primary Reference:     RG 40 (pl. XXXII, 4)
Reference2:     SNG Cop -
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=98315
Grade:     Good VF, a few minor nicks
Notes:     Struck on an exceptionally broad flan. From the Richard Winokur Collection. Ex Garth Drewry Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 67, 22 September 2004), lot 638; Classical Numismatic Group 43 (24 September 1997), lot 492.