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Mithradatic War Issue

Sale: CNG 76, Lot: 493. Estimate $150. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 12 September 2007. 
Sold For $425. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

ATTICA, Athens. 87/6 BC. Æ Chalkous (6.85 g, 12h). Mithradatic War issue. Struck under Mithradates VI of Pontos and Ariston. Helmeted head of Athena right / Zeus striding right, preparing to cast thunderbolt; to right, star within two crescents. Kroll 97; SNG Copenhagen 307. VF, dark green patina.

From the Christopher Morcom Collection. Ex Clarence S. Bement Collection.