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E-auction 493-403428 - bgr_768184 - BITHYNIA - BITHYNIAN KINGDOM - PRUSIAS II Unité

BITHYNIA - BITHYNIAN KINGDOM - PRUSIAS II Unité VF
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Estimate : 90 €
Price : 16 €
Maximum bid : 27 €
End of the sale : 26 September 2022 14:05:00
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Unité
Date: c. 159-149 AC.
Mint name / Town : Bithynie, Nicomédie
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 29 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 18,59 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie centrée. Joli portrait. Usure importante mais régulière. Patine vert foncé
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête d’Athéna casquée à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Nike avançant à gauche tenant une couronne et la stylis.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS/ PROUSIOU.

Historical background


Bithynia - UNITED Bithynia - Prusias II

(185-149 BC)

Prusias II is the son of Prusias I (228-185 BC), king of Bithynia and the little son of Philip V of Macedon by his mother. Hannibal had taken refuge in Nicomedia with his father. Fear of being delivered to the Romans by Prusias II, the Carthaginian poisoned himself in 183 BC Prusias I had died at Heraclea Pontus fighting Eumenes II of Pergamum (197-160 BC ). Prusias II had to give up a part of its territory to the king of Pergamum. He tried to ally with the Romans and before such cowardice was eventually murdered in the temple of Zeus at Nicomedia by the crowd.

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