Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Pontus and Bosporus with head of Mithradates IV

Greek
Hellenistic Period
169–150 B.C.


Mint: Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1354.

Dimensions

Diameter: 32 mm. Weight: 16.89 gm.

Accession Number

35.187

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Mithradates IV right, diademed.
Reverse: Perseus standing facing, holding, harpa and Gorgon’s head.
In field above his head star in crescent.
Inscription in Greek at right and left. Monogram at left.

Credit Line

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