KINGS of PONTOS. Mithradates VI Eupator.
|CNG 90, Lot: 564. Estimate $1000.
Sold for $1800. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 120-63 BC. AV Stater (19mm, 8.34 g, 12h). First Mithradatic War issue. In the name and types of Lysimachos of Thrace. Kallatis mint. Struck circa 88-86 BC. Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon / Athena Nikephoros seated left; HP monogram to inner left, KAΛ on throne; in exergue, ornate trident left. Callataÿ p. 140, dies D5/R4; AMNG I 266; SNG Copenhagen (Thrace) 1089 (same dies). EF, underlying luster.