Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Pontus and Bosporus with head of Mithradates VI
Late Hellenistic Period
Mint: Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1360.
Diameter: 33 mm. Weight: 16.66 gm. Die axis: 11
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Mithradates to right, wearing fillet. Hair and ends of fillet flying. Reverse: Within an ivy wreath, stag grazing to left, on a plain line.
Inscription in Greek above and below.
At left: 8-pointed star above crescent with monogram below.
At right: inscription in Greek and monogram. .
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1901: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 22,142.63 (this figure is the total price for MFA 01.5425-01.5657)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund