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Drachm of Cappadocia, Ariarathes VIII

Silver drachm, 18mm, 3.90gm, issued 100/99 BC.

Obv: Diademed head of Ariarathes VIII facing right.

Rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ APIAPAΘOV EΠIΦANOVΣ (B in ex.), Athena standing left, holding shield ornamented with gorgoneion and spear in left hand, right hand supporting figure of Nike right who is holding wreath, T in inner left field, Λ in inner right.

References: see Sear 7294, Simonetta 11.

Very scarce.

1905DEN02e   |   Good Very Fine   |   AUD 200    Add to Cart