Printed Auction 41 Aftersale Lot 42

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Printed Auction 41 Aftersale Lot 42

KINGS OF BITHYNIA. Prusias II Cynegos. 182-149 B.C. AR tetradrachm. 16.66 gm. 35 mm. His head right, wearing winged diadem / Zeus standing left, holding long scepter and crowning king's name with wreath; to left, eagle standing left on thunderbolt over ME monogram; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΠΡΟΥΣΙΟΥ. HGC 7, 622. SNG von Aulock 254. SNG Lockett 2682. Hirsch 1437-1438. Very Fine; lightly toned; handsome portrait, sharply struck on a broad flan; old scuff on king's neck. Rare.

Purchased from Spink & Son in London on 3rd November, 1950 for an American collection. Referenced "Reinach, Recueil General p 221, 2" on the accompanying letter.


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