PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 20 mm, 8.71 g, 12 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΑΜΙΣΟΥ Cista mystica draped with a panther skin and a filleted thyrsos leaning against it; in fields left and right, monograms. HGC 7, 243. RG 4. SNG BM Black Sea 1204. Dark brown patina with sandy highlights. Very fine.
From the Vineyard Collection, ex Malter Galleries 74, 28 March 1999, 151.