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

Greek
Hellenistic Period
93–92 B.C.


Mint: Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1355.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.52 gm.

Accession Number

35.185

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, left, drinking.
At left, star in crescent.
Inscription in Greek above and below.
In field at right: inscription in Greek above monogram.

Credit Line

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