Black Sea, Cholkis, Twin Caps, Thyrsos, 1st Cent. BC
Con/ G, dark brown patina
Obv/ Twin caps of the Dioskouroi (Castor and Pollux) surmounted by stars.
Rev/ ΔI-OΣ KOY-PIA Δ-OΣ, thyrsos.
Ref/ Sear 3629, SNG BM Black Sea 1021
Seller's Note/ In Greek mythology, Cholkis was the city where Jason and the Argonauts stole the Golden Fleece...and that didn't turn out well in the end for Jason.
Rare coin with history!