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

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Obverse: Head of Mithradates VI Eupator, right, diademed. Reverse: Within ivy wreath, stag on line, grazing left, In field, left, star in crescent. To right, above, and below: [inscriptions]. Year 4. (See media screen for Greek inscriptions.)

Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 85–84 B.C.


Pergamon (Mysia), Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1358.


Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.38 gm.

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Numismatics, Coins