TAURIC CHERSONESOS. Pantikapaion.
|Sale: CNG 66, Lot: 307. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 May 2004.
Sold For $120. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa late 2nd-early 1st century BC. Æ 25mm (17.21 gm). Wreathed head of Dionysos right / Bow case; monogram to left. SNG BM Black Sea 946; SNG Stancomb 597; Anokhin 212; De Callataÿ pl. 50, H; SNG Copenhagen 10 (Phanagoria). Good VF, dark green patina, light scratches on neck, a few small breaks in the patina. ($200)
Struck during the early reign of Mithradates VI of Pontos, probably during or shortly after the second expedition of Diophantes.