Coin of Sinope with head of Ares
Mint: Paphlagonia, Sinope
Diameter: 22 mm. Weight: 8.58 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Helmeted head of Ares to right.
Reverse: Sheathed sword.
Inscription in Greek.
Ruler: Time of Mithradates Eupator.
By date unknown: Duke of Argyll Collection; probably in the 1950s: acquired by Cornelius C. Vermeule III at Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; 1998: year-end gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III to MFA
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III