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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.

Mint

Pergamon (Mysia), Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

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

Dimensions

Diameter: 21 mm. Weight: 8.38 gm.

Accession Number

35.188

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins