Mithradates VI Eupator in the name of Lysimachos AV Gold Stater, Very Fine, 120 - 63 B.C.E.

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KINGS OF PONTOS, MITHRADATES VI IN THE NAME OF LYSIMACHOS AV STATER

Callataÿ p. 142, 21mm, 8.27 grams, Very Fine, Very shallow minor ding near edge, Byzantium Mint, Issue of the First Mithradatic War, Struck Circa. 88 - 86 B.C.E.
 
Obverse: Diademed head of deified Alexander to right, wearing horn of Ammon

Reverse: Athena Nikephoros seated to left, left elbow resting on shield, holding Nike in extended right hand, BAΣΙΛEΩΣ to right, ΛYΣIMAXOY to left, monogram to inner left, BY below throne, ornamented trident in exergue

RARE upper monogram and die combination for this already scarcer mint!

Previously slabbed by ICG as VF 35, see photo