Stater of Kingdom of Pontus and Bosporus with head of Mithradates VI

Greek
Hellenistic Period
85–84 B.C.


Mint: Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom), Pergamon (Mysia)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1358.

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.38 gm.

Accession Number

35.188

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Mithradates VI Eupator, right, diademed.
Reverse: Within ivy wreath, stag standing on line, grazing to left.
In field at left, star in crescent.
Inscription in Greek above and below stag. Monogram below inscription.
Greek letter in field at right.

Year 4.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift in memory of Zoë Wilbour (1864–1885)