Discussion in 'Ancient Coins' started by Macromius, Aug 9, 2020.
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Nicomedes 1V Philopator tetradrachm 88/7 BC
Obv: Diademed head of Nicomedes ll right
Rev: Zeus Stratios standing in Himeiton holding wreath in LH and Sceptre in other.
Eagle on thunderbolt under Left arm, below monogram, below ΙΣ date Bithynian-Pontic era 210 = 88/7 BC
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ NIKOMHΔOY
16.19g 34.4 mm
de Callatay: NEW
I don't know what the young Gaius Julius Caesar saw in him?
If yours is 5/5 surface mine is 10/5 and Strike 7/5. Maybe if I sent it in it would get DDO CAC Cam GEM Proof FDC No Details. That's what I think of plastic tombs and grading.
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