Gold Stater of the Pontic Kingdom!
Struck sometime during the reign of Mithradates VI (120-63 BC), this gold stater, approx 20mm - 8.22 g Gold, has been graded Almost Uncirculated by NGC with superior strike and surface ratings of 4/5.
The obverse features a diademed head of the deified Alexander with Ammon-horn. The reverse shows Athena seated, 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. Extremely well preserved ancient Gold!
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|Metal Content:||0.2666 troy oz|