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Drachm of Kingdom of Cappadocia with head of Ariarathes IX

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Obverse: Diademed head of Ariarathes IX to right. Reverse: Athena standing left, spear and shield in left hand, on right hand, Nike holding wreath. At left: monogram. In exergue: Greek letter delta = year 4. Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By date unknown: Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III Collection; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule to MFA, December 19, 1984

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius C. Vermeule III in the Name of Cornelius Adrian Comstock Vermeule

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 99–87 B.C.

Mint

Cappadocia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.09 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1984.810

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Numismatics, Coins