Tetradrachm of Kingdom of Pontus and Bosporus with head of Mithradates VI
Mint: Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom)
Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1356.
Diameter: 29 mm. Weight: 16.29 gm.
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Obverse: Head of Mithradates, profile to right, wearing a fillet with flying ends.
Reverse: Pegasos drinking, profile to left.
At left a crescent and star.
Above, below, and at left and right, inscriptions and monograms.
All in ivy-wreath.
By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1897: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren for $ 25,000.00 (this figure is the total price for MFA 97.285-97.442 and 97.1104)
Catharine Page Perkins Fund