Gold Stater of the Pontic Kingdom!
Struck sometime during the reign of Mithradates VI (120-63BC), this Gold dinar (20mm - 8.22g) has been graded Mint State by NGC with perfect strike and surface ratings of (5/5). This is extremely well preserved ancient Gold!
The obverse depicts a right facing diademed head of the deified Alexander with Ammon-horn. The reverse shows Athena seated left, holding Nike and resting hand on hip; in background, spear; behind, shield; to inner left, HPO; on throne, KALambda; in exergue, winged trident left. Kidara standing sacrificing over an altar.
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|Metal Content:||0.2637 troy oz|