Stater - Mithridates VI Eupator Istros

Features

Country Kings of Pontos
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 88 BC - 86 BC
Value 1 AV Stater = 20 Drachm (20)
Currency Drachm
Composition Gold
Weight 8.23 g
Diameter 20.0 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 191512
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References SNG Cop# 1094,
Niels Breitenstein, Willy Schwabacher; 1942. Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum: Royal Collection of Coins and Medals. Danish National Museum / Volume 1. Italy, Part 1 : Etruria - Campania. Einar Munksgaard, Copenhagen, Denmark.
And 43 more volumes.
HGCS# 3, 1799
Oliver D. Hoover; 2018. The Handbook of Greek Coinage Series / Volume 1. Handbook of Coins of Italy and Magna Graecia : Sixth to First Centuries BC. Classical Numismatic Group, Lancaster, Pennsylvania - London, United Kingdom.
And 10 more volumes.

Obverse

Diademed head of the deified Alexander right, wearing horn of Ammon.

Reverse

Athena Nikephoros seated left, resting arm on shield, transverse spear behind; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ to right, ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ crowned by Nike to left, ΙΣ on throne, ΔΙ in inner left field and ornate trident in exergue.

Lettering:
ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ
ΛΥΣΙΜΑΧΟΥ
ΔΙ

Comments

In the name and types of Lysimachos of Thrace.
Callataÿ, p. 139 (D1/R1);

The piece in the image is from the William Stancomb Collection; Acquired from Ancient Fine Arts Ltd., November 2003. Auctioned by Roma Numismatics Ltd, Auction XVIII, 29 September 2019, lot 304. Sold for 1,300 GBP.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (88 BC - 86 BC) 

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