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Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 295

KINGS of PONTOS. Mithradates VI Eupator. Circa 120-63 BC. AV Stater (21.5mm, 8.39 g, 12h). Pergamon mint. Dated month 13, year 223 BE (October 74 BC).


Triton XXIII – Session One – Greek Coinage Part I
Lot: 295.
 Estimated: $ 10 000

Greek, Gold

Sold For $ 32 500. 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 (21.5mm, 8.39 g, 12h). Pergamon mint. Dated month 13, year 223 BE (October 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, IΓ (month) in exergue; all within Dionysiac wreath of ivy and fruit. Callataÿ Supp. fig. 1 and dies O12/R1; cf. HGC 7, 335 (unlisted date); cf. DCA 691 (unlisted date); CNG 96, lot 372 (same dies); New York Sale IX, lot 84 (same dies). Good VF. Well centered. Extremely rare date, one of only three known.

From the Jonathan P. Rosen Collection. Ex Roma XIII (23 March 2017), lot 393; Roma VII (22 March 2014), lot 758.


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.