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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 290

KINGS of PONTOS. Mithradates III. Circa 220-200 BC. AV Stater (17mm, 8.50 g, 12h). In the types of Alexander III of Macedon. Amisos mint.


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 290.
 Estimated: $ 20 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 30 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of PONTOS. Mithradates III. Circa 220-200 BC. AV Stater (17mm, 8.50 g, 12h). In the types of Alexander III of Macedon. Amisos mint. Head of Athena right, wearing crested Corinthian helmet decorated with serpent and necklace / BAΣIΛEΩΣ MIΘPAΔATOY, Nike standing left, holding wreath in extended right hand and cradling stylis in left arm; to inner left, Σ above Π; K to inner right. Callataÿ, First, dies O2/R2, a and fig. 3 = Göbl, Antike 876 = SNG von Aulock 1 (this coin); HGC 7, 318; Alram 22 (this coin referenced). A few minor marks, trace deposits. Good VF. Extremely rare, one of two known staters for Mithridates III, the only one with these control marks.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Heritage 3048 (11 August 2016), lot 32037; Dr. Lawrence A. Adams Collection (Part III, Triton XIX, 6 January 2016), lot 2052; Sincona 10 (27 May 2013), lot 107; James & Sneja Velkov Collection (Vinchon, 24 November 1994), lot 51; Hans von Aulock Collection.


The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I will be held Tuesday morning, 14 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.