PONTOS. Amisos. Time of Mithradates VI Eupator, circa 85-65 BC. (Bronze, 24 mm, 8.55 g, 12 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 field to left, monogram. HGC 7, 243. RG 24. SNG BM Black Sea 1209. Greek patina with light earthen highlights. About extremely fine.
From the Vineyard Collection, acquired from Münzhandlung Ritter FPL 62, April 2003.