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Mithradates VI Eupator of Pontos (ca. 134-63 v. Chr.)

As son of Mithradates V and Laodice VI, Mithradates was born c. 134 BC in Sinope. From c. 120 until his death in 63 BC he ruled the Pontic kingdom.

He is also attested as first magistrate in Athens in 87/86 BC, explicitly identified as the Pontic king by the addition ΒΑΣΙΛΕ(υς): M. Thompson, The New Style Silver Coinage of Athens (1961) nos. 1143-1146 / her issue 76 (p. 575); C. Habicht, Zu den Münzmagistraten der Silberprägung des Neuen Stils, Chiron 21, 1991, pp. 6 and 12 (87/86 BC, his issue 78); Prosopographia Attica 10186 and 10187; W. Leschhorn, Lexikon der Aufschriften auf griechischen Münzen II (2009) 687 s. v. Mithradates.


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