Ancient Coinage of Bithynia, Kings, Prusias II


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Prusias II Cynegos, King of Bithynia ca 182-149 BC.Note: indeterminate types of Prusias I and II are listed under Prusias I.

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RecGen 10.1Prusias II, king of Bithynia. AR tetradrachm. 183-149 BC. 16.04 g. Diademed head of Prusias right. (Diadem is winged) / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Zeus standing left, holding wreath and sceptre. Eagle on thunderbolt in left field. M in lower left field. RecGen 10.1; Kaye 21-23; Paris 12.TextImage
RecGen 10a2Prusias II. 183-149 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Diademed head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Zeus standing left, holding wreath and sceptre, eagle standing left on thunderbolt above ME monogram in inner left field. RecGen 10.2; Waddington 569; de Luynes 2423; SNG von Aulock 252.TextImage
RecGen 10b7Prusias II, King of Bithynia AR Tetradrachm. 182-149 BC. Diademed and winged head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Zeus standing left, holding wreath in right hand, lotos-tipped sceptre in left; to inner left, monogram above and below eagle standing left on thunderbolt. TextImage
RecGen 10a10Prusias II, King of Bithynia. 182-149 BC. AR Tetradrachm. Diademed and winged head right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Zeus standing left, holding wreath and sceptre, eagle standing left on thunderbolt above ΦM monogram in inner left field. RecGen 10a.10.TextImage
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RecGen 10.15Prusias II, king of Bithynia. AR tetradrachm. 183-149 BC. 16.9 g. Diademed head of Prusias right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Zeus standing left, holding wreath and sceptre. Eagle on thunderbolt in left field. ΔTM monogram in lower left field. RecGen 10.15; Kaye 48; Arslan Ordu Hoard 992; SNG von Post 156.TextImage
RecGen 10.27Prusias II, king of Bithynia. AR tetradrachm. 183-149 BC. 16.99 g. Diademed head of Prusias right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Zeus standing left, holding wreath and sceptre. Eagle on thunderbolt in left field.. ΠKT monogram in upper left field, MHT monogram in lower left field. RecGen 10.27; Berlin 1215; Kaye 172-177; Evans Coll. sale 327 (Cahn 1933, this coin)).TextImage
RecGen 20Prusias II, King of Bithynia. 182-149 BC. AE 38mm. Head of Hermes right, in a petasos / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, terminal figure of Hermes facing, head turned slightly right, holding caduceus in left arm, right hand raised to petasos; MHP monogram to right. TextImage
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RecGen 21.2Prusias II, king of Bithynia. AE20. 183-149 BC. 5.72 g. Head of Hermes right, wearing petatos. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, lyre (chelys) with decorated resonator. Ρ and IY MH ΡTΣ monograms below. RecGen 21.2; SNG Ashmolean 447-448; Hoover HGC 628.TextImage
RecGen 22Prusias II, king of Bithynia. AE14. 183-149 BC. 3 g. Head of Hermes right, wearing petatos. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, caduceus. BMC 19; RecGen 22-23; Hoover HGC 631.TextImage
RecGen 24Prusias II, King of Bithynia AE13. 181179 BC. Bare head of king right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, caduceus behind small shield. RecGen 24; Hoover HGC 638. TextImage
RecGen 25
no monogram
Prusias II, King of Bithynia. 182-149 BC. AE 17mm. Head of Prusias right, in a winged diadem / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Herakles standing left, holding club in right hand, lion's skin in left. No monogram. RecGen 26; SNG Cop 631, BMC 6-7.TextImage
RecGen 25
monogram 3
Kings of Bithynia, Prusias II. c238-149 BC. AE 16mm. Head of Perseus or Prusias, in winged diadem / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Herakles standing left, holding club and lionskin; ΠY monogram to right. RecGen 25, monogram 3 corr. TextImage
RecGen 25
monogram 5
Kings of Bithynia, Prusias II. c238-149 BC. AE 16mm. Head of Perseus or Prusias, in winged diadem / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Herakles standing left, holding club and lionskin; MHT monogram to right. RecGen 25, monogram 5. TextImage
RecGen 25
monogram 6
Kings of Bithynia, Prusias II. ca 238-149 BC. AE16mm. Head of Prusias right, in winged diadem / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY to right and left of Herakles standing left, with club and lionskin; MY monogram to right. RecGen 25, monogram 6.TextImage
RecGen 25
monogram 10
Prusias II AE18. 183-149 BC. Diademed, winged head of Prusias right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Herakles standing left, holding club and lionskin, ΠAΡ monogram to right. RecGen 25 monogram 10.TextImage
RecGen 25
monogram 11
Prusias II, King of Bithynia. 183-149 BC, AE16, 4.07 g. Diademed, winged head of Prusias right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Herakles standing left, holding club and lionskin. ΔH monogram in right field. RecGen 25 monogram 11; SNG Cop 632.TextImage
RecGen 25
monogram 13
Prusias II, King of Bithynia. 183-149 BC, AE16. Diademed, winged head of Prusias right. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Herakles standing left, holding club and lionskin; ΛΦ monogram to right. RecGen 25, monogram 13. TextImage
RecGen 26
no monogram
Prusias II, King of Bithynia. 182-149 BC. 21 mm, 5.72 g. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, the centaur Chiron walking right, playing lyre, his cloak billowing out behind him. No monogram in lower right field. RecGen 26.1; BMC 15-17.TextImage
RecGen 26
monogram 4
Prusias II, King of Bithynia AE 20. Wreathed head of Dionysos right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Centaur walking right, playing a lyre; ΠY monogram right. RecGen 26, monogram 4; BMC 12-13; SNG Cop 636-637. TextImage
RecGen 26
monogram 5
Prusias II, King of Bithynia AE 20. Wreathed head of Dionysos right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Centaur walking right, playing a lyre; MT monogram right. SNG Cop 635, Aulock 255. TextImage
RecGen 26
monogram 7
Prusias II, King of Bithynia AE 20mm. 238-149 BC. Ivy-wreathed head of young Dionysos right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, the centaur Chiron walking right, playing lyre; MTE monogram below front leg. RecGen 26, monogram 7; BMC 9; SNG Cop 639. TextImage
RecGen 26
monogram 9
Prusias II, King of Bithynia. 182-149 BC. 21.5 mm, 5.71 g. Head of Dionysos right, wreathed with ivy. / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, the centaur Chiron walking right, playing lyre, his cloak billowing out behind him. ΛΦ monogram in lower right field. RecGen 26, monogram 9; BMC 8.TextImage
RecGen 26
monogram 10
Prusias II, King of Bithynia. 182-149 BC. AE 21mm. Wreathed head of Dionysos right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Centaur walking right, playing a lyre; HAΡ monogram right. RecGen 26, monogram 10; BMC 14. TextImage
RecGen 28Bithynia, kings of, Prusias II. 182-149 BC. AE 27mm. Head of Athena left, in crested Corinthian helmet / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY left, Nike walking right, holding trophy over left shoulder. SNG Cop 642, SNGvA 6884. TextImage
RecGen 29Prusias II, King of Bithynia. 182-149 BC. AE 30mm. Head of Athena right, in crested Attic helmet / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Nike walking left, holding wreath in right hand, stylis in left; pilei of the Dioskouroi before, two monograms before. TextImage
RecGen 31Prusias II, King of Bithynia AE16. Helmeted head of Athena right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, trophy of arms. RecGen 31; Paris 74. TextImage
SNG vA 251Prusias II, king of Bithynia. AR tetradrachm. 183-149 BC. 16.86 g. Diademed head of Prusias right. (Diadem is winged). / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠΡOYΣIOY, Zeus standing left, holding wreath and sceptre. Eagle on thunderbolt in left field. IΠMH in lower left field. SNG von Aulock 251 (this coin); Kaye 105 (this coin). Monogram not in RecGen.TextImage
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