KINGS of PONTOS. Mithradates VI Eupator.
|Sale: Triton X, Lot: 262. Estimate $2000.
Closing Date: Monday, 8 January 2007.
Sold For $3750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 120-63 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.62 g, 12h). Pergamon mint. Dated month 9 of 219 BE (June, 78 BC). Diademed head right, hair tousled and freely flowing / BASILEWS MIQRADATOU EUPATOROS
, stag grazing left; star-in-crescent and monogram to left, QIS
(year) and monogram to right, Q
(month) in exergue; all within Dionysiac wreath of ivy and fruit. Callataÿ p. 17, dies D17/R- (unlisted rev. die); RG 16; SNG Copenhagen Supp. 283 var. (month); Hunterian 3; Waddington 125. Good VF, toned.
From the Richard Winokur Collection. Ex Freeman & Sear 12 (28 October 2005), lot 138.