The Prospero Collection of Ancient Greek Coins. BLACK SEA REGION. Pantikapaion (c.340-325 B.C.), Gold Stater, 9.10g,. Head of bearded Pan, with a goat’s ear, facing to left, wearing an ivy-wreath. Rev. Π-A-N , winged griffin, standing to left, with its horned head facing, holding a spear in its jaws, its right forepaw raised, a large stalk of wheat below on which the griffin stands (Anokhin 109; SNG BM Black Sea 867; Kraay – Hirmer pl. 142, 440; Gulbenkian 589). A spectacular type of great beauty, lustrous, extremely fine, one of the most desirable of all ancient Greek gold co ins.