Obolos Webauction 10  –  30 June 2018

Nomos, Obolos Webauction 10

Celtic, Greek, Roman, Byzantine and early Medieval Coins, multiple lots

Sa, 30.06.2018, from 4:00 PM CEST
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KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes II Philopator, 63-52 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16 mm, 3.93 g, 1 h), mint A (Eusebeia-Mazaka), year 8 = 55 BC. Diademed head of Ariobarnazes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ APIOBAPZANOY ΦIΛOPATOPOΣ Athena Nikephoros standing left; [H in exergue]. Simonetta 2a. SNG Copenhagen 161. Lightly toned and attractive. About extremely fine.

The portrait on this coin shows us a rather insipid looking young man, which was, in fact, exactly what Ariobarzanes II was.

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Price realized 130 CHF
Starting price 30 CHF
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