Fresh and attractive, and with an unusually individualistic portrait
Lot 639
KINGS OF PONTOS. Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 120-63 BC. Tetradrachm (Silver, 31 mm, 16.72 g, 12 h), Pergamon, year 212 of the Bithyno-Pontic era, 3th month = December 86 BC. Diademed head of Mithradates VI to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ - MIΘPAΔATOY / EYΠATOPOΣ Pegasus grazing left; to left, star-in-crescent (Pontic royal badge); to right, BIΣ (year) above monogram; in exergue, Γ (month); all within Dionysiac wreath of ivy and fruit. Callataÿ p. 15, D66/R1. HGC 7, 338. SNG Paris 805 var. (differing month). Fresh and attractive, and with an unusually individualistic portrait. Minor marks and with light doubling on the reverse, otherwise, about extremely fine.

From a European collection, formed before 2005.
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1000 CHF
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4200 CHF
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Closing time: 13-Jul-24, 17:19:00 CEST
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