Prusias I of Bithynia

Prusias I Cholus (Greek: Προυσίας ὁ Χωλός "the Lame") (lived c. 243 182 BC, reigned c. 228 182 BC) was a king of Bithynia, the son of Ziaelas of Bithynia.

Prusias I "The Lame"
Tetradrachm of Prusias I (young)
King of Bithynia
Reign228 – 182 BC
PredecessorZiaelas
SuccessorPrusias II
Bornc. 243 BC
Bithynia
Died182 BC (aged 61)
Bithynia
ConsortApama III
IssuePrusias II
GreekΛευκών
FatherZiaelas
MotherUnknown
ReligionGreek Polytheism
Tetradrachm of Prusias I (older and bearded). British Museum.