Drachm of Kingdom of Pontus with head of Pharnakes I
Mint: Pontus (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1353.
Diameter: 20 mm. Weight: 3.10 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Pharnakes I to right, diademed, with close beard.
Reverse: Male figure (Pantheistic deity) facing, wearing chiton, chlamys, and hat,
holding in left hand cornucopia and caduceus, in lowered right hand vine-branch
at which a doe nibbles.
Monogram in field at right. Inscription in Greek at right and left.
(Note that handdrawn monograms in this record do not really match the monogram on the coin)
Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)