PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 20.5 mm, 8.75 g, 1 h). Head of youthful Dionysos to right, wearing ivy wreath. Rev. ΑΜΙΣΟΥ Cista mystica draped with a panther's skin and a filleted thyrsos leaning against it; in fields left and right, monograms. HGC 7, 243. RG 4. SNG BM Black Sea 1204. Brown patina. Good very fine.
From the Vineyard Collection, ex Freeman & Sear 4, 14 January 1998, 142.