Nicomedes II of Bithynia (Person, Concept)

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Nicomedes II of Bithynia (en), Nicomède II (fr), Nicomedes II de Bitinia (es), Nicomede II (it), Nikomedes II. (de), Νικομήδης Β' Επιφανής (el)Additional labels
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Nicomedes II (en)


Nicomedes II was the son of Prusias II. He allied with Rome in the war against Aristonicus (133–129), but his request for territory in Phrygia was refused. Nicomedes introduced the Bithynian era for numbering years on his coins.

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