Pontus, Mithradates VI, Silver Tetradrachm

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Kingdom of Pontus, Mithradates IV (120-63 BC). Silver Tetradrachm, uncertain mint in Pontus, year 222 of the Bythino-Pontic Calendar (75 BC). Obverse: Diademed head of Mithradates IV facing right, hair…
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Description

Kingdom of Pontus, Mithradates IV (120-63 BC).

Silver Tetradrachm, uncertain mint in Pontus, year 222 of the Bythino-Pontic Calendar (75 BC).

Obverse: Diademed head of Mithradates IV facing right, hair flowing.
Reverse: Pegasus grazing left, BAΣIΛEΩΣ above, MIΘPAΔATOY EYΠATOPOΣ below; star-in-crescent to left, monograms in left and right fields.

(de Callatay S. 19).

Good Very Fine or better, with a beautiful antique collection tone. A splendid and expressive portrait.

Ex. Giessener Münzhandlung 185, Munich 2010 #128.

16.32g.

Specification

Period120 - 63 BC
Date120-63 BC
Coin Group

Ancient Greece

Denomination

Tetradrachm

Coin Ruler

Mithradates IV

Country

Asia Minor

Coin House

Pontus

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Uncertain mint in Pontus

Referencesde Callatay S. 19.
Weight16.32 g

Provenance

Ex. Giessener Münzhandlung 185, Munich 2010 #128.

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