Pontus, kings of. Mithradates VI (120-63 BC). AV Stater, Kallatis mint, ca. 88-86 BC

Description
Pontus, kings of. Mithradates VI (120-63 BC). AV Stater, Kallatis mint, ca. 88-86 BC
Ungraded

KINGS of PONTOS. Mithradates VI Eupator. Circa 120-63 BC. AV Stater (18.5mm, 8.20 g, 11h). First Mithradatic War issue. In the name and types of Lysimachos of Thrace. Kallatis mint. Struck circa 88-86 BC.
Obv: Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, with horn of Ammon.
Rev: Athena Nikephoros seated left; Cω to inner left, KAΛ on throne; in exergue, ornate trident left.
Ref: Callataÿ p. 140, dies D6/R2; AMNG I 260.
Underlying luster, typical die wear on obverse, slight die shift on reverse.
EF.

Lot details
Culture/region
Pontus, kings of
Ruler/era
Mithradates VI (120-63 BC)
Metal
AV
Denomination
Stater
Year/Period and Variation
Kallatis mint, ca. 88-86 BC
Condition
Ungraded
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