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ID:     762943
Type:     Greek
Region:     BITHYNIAN KINGS
Issuer:     Prusias I
Date Ruled:     238-183 BC
Metal:     Bronze
Denomination:     AE 29
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     228-185 BC
Diameter:     29 mm
Weight:     9.75 g
Die Axis:     12 h
Obverse Description:     Laureate head Apollo left; two countermarks: head left in incuse circle, lyre in incuse rectangle
Reverse Legend:     ΒΑΣΙΛΣΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ
Reverse Description:     Athena-Nike standing left; monogram to inner left
Primary Reference:     RG P. 222, 16 and pl. XXX, 11 (with one countermark)
Reference2:     SNG Cop 627 (with one countermark)
Reference3:     cf. SNG VA 6881 (for countermarks)
Photograph Credit:     Classical Numismatic Group
Source:     http://www.cngcoins.com/Coin.aspx?CoinID=77931
Grade:     VF, dark brown patina, light cleaning marks.