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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 294

KINGS of PONTOS. Mithradates VI Eupator. Circa 120-63 BC. AV Stater (19.5mm, 8.41 g, 12h). Pergamon mint. Dated month 12, year 223 BE (September 74 BC).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 294.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 15 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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KINGS of PONTOS. Mithradates VI Eupator. Circa 120-63 BC. AV Stater (19.5mm, 8.41 g, 12h). Pergamon mint. Dated month 12, year 223 BE (September 74 BC). Diademed head right / Stag grazing left; BAΣIΛEΩΣ above, MIΘPAΔATOY/EYΠATOPOΣ in two lines below; to left, star-in-crescent above ΓKΣ (year); two monograms to right, IB (month) in exergue; all within Dionysiac wreath of ivy and fruit. Callataÿ Supp. fig. 1 and O12/R1 var. (month 13); cf. HGC 7, 335 (unlisted date); cf. DCA 691 (unlisted date); CNG 106, lot 292 (same obv. die); CNG 94, lot 399 (same obv. die); CNG 93, lot 339 (same dies); NAC 92, lot 184 (same obv. die); Roma XII, lot 356 = Roma VII, lot 757. Tiny mark at edge on reverse. Good VF. Extremely rare date, one of only six known.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen 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.