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

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Obverse: Head of Mithradates to right, wearing fillet with flying ends. Hair in loose curls. Reverse: Within ivy wreath, Pegasos on line, left, drinking. At left, star in crescent. Inscriptions in Greek above and below. Monogram and inscription at right. (See media screen for Greek...

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Credit Line

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

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 93–92 B.C.

Mint

Pontus and Bosporus (Kingdom)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 1355.

Dimensions

Diameter: 30 mm. Weight: 16.52 gm.

Accession Number

35.185

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins