KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Prusias I Chloros. Circa 230-182 B.C. AR tetradrachm. 17.28 gm. 32.5 mm. His diademed head right / Zeus standing left, holding long scepter and crowning king's name with wreath; thunderbolt above two monograms in inner left field; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ. HGC 7, 614. RG 9b. SNG von Aulock 6878 var. (lower monogram). Good Very Fine; attractive light toning with traces of iridescence; some light scratches, and several minor deposits. With an impressive portrait, sharply struck on a broad flan. Rare.
Ex J.B. Haarhuis Collection. Ex CGB 23 (27 November 2004) lot 95 "from an old collection, purchased in July 1965"
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