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Mithradates I., 164 - 132 BC
AR dr., 3,40gr., 19mm;
mint: Nisa or Hekatomphylos, axis: 12h;
Sellw.: 11.1, Shore 24, Sunrise -;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; med.-long cap like hair, mustache, and long beard tapering to a point; beaky nose; earring, one-turn torque ending in pellets, 2 more pellets in the center; complete reel and pellet border;
rev.: archer, right, on omphalos, w/bow in extended hand; exergual line; 3-line legend: B,inverted A,ΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛo(Y) APΣAKoY;
dark cabinet tone;

ex: Baldwinís Auction 100, lot 353 (3-coin lot), ex D. Sellwood Collection.
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Robert L3  [Dec 27, 2016 at 01:28 PM]
Interesting style on that obverse...atypical.