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

Greek
Hellenistic Period
89–88 B.C.


Mint: Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1357.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.25 gm.

Accession Number

35.183

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Head of Mithradates to right, wearing fillet with flying ends.
Hair in loose curls.
Reverse: Within ivy wreath, Pegasos on line, to left, drinking.
At left, star in crescent.
Monogram at right and inscription in Greek above and below.

Credit Line

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