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Drachm of Cappadocia, Ariarathes IX

Silver drachm, 18mm, 4.12gm, issued 90/89 BC.

Obv: Diademed head of Ariarathes IX facing right.

Rev: BAΣIΛEΩΣ APIAPAΘOV EVΣEBOVΣ (IB 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, monogram in inner left.

References: see Sear 7299, Simonetta 6a.

1905DEN02f   |   Good Very Fine   |   AUD 160    Add to Cart