Numismatik Naumann
Numismatik Naumann, Auction 46

Ancient and World Coins

Su, 11.09.2016, from 5:00 PM CEST
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Description

KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes I Philoromaios (96-63 BC). Drachm. Mint A (Eusebeia under Mt. Argaios). Uncertain date, likely RY 14 or 16 (82/1 or 80/79 BC).

Obv: Diademed head right.
Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΡΙΟΒΑΡZΑΝΟΥ / ΦΙΛΟΡΩΜΑΙΟΥ.
Athena standing left, holding Nike and spear, and resting hand upon shield; monogram to inner left, A to inner right; uncertain date in exergue.

Cf. Simonetta 14/25; HGC 7, 846.

Based upon the monogram and letter across the inner field, the date is likely IΔ or Ις (RY 14 or 16).

Condition: Good very fine.

Weight: 4.27 g.
Diameter: 17 mm.

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Price realized 80 EUR 6 bids
Starting price 40 EUR
Estimate 50 EUR
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