Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Pontus and Bosporus with head of Mithradates VI
Mint: Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom)
Diameter: 31.5 mm. Weight: 15.98 gm. Die Axis: 1
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Diademed head of Mithradates VI to right.
Reverse: Within wreath, Pegasus to left feeding on ground line.
In field at left, star above crescent.
At right: monogram
Inscription in Greek.
From a hoard (MFA 65.62-65.99) found in 1960 at Çesme; 1960: purchased from a Greek dealer on behalf of MFA by Cornelius C. Vermeule III; purchased by MFA from Cornelius C. Vermeule III, February 10, 1965
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour