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Drachm of Kingdom of Cappadocia with filleted head, struck under Ariarathes IX

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Obverse: Filleted head right. Reverse: Athena stands, head left, holding Nike in right hand, spear beside shield at left. Inscriptions in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscriptions) Ruler: Ariarathes IX (99-87 B.C.)

Provenance

By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock, May 12, 1965

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 95 B.C. (?)

Mint

Cappadocia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 18.5 mm. Weight: 4.10 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

65.511

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins