Cappadocia, Ariobarzanes III


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52-42 BC. AR drachm, 3.85 gr.

Obv: diademed head of Ariobarzanes to the right.

Rev: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΙΟΒΑΡΖΑΝΟΥ ΕΥΣΕΒΟΥΣ ΚΑΙ ΦΙΛΟΡΩΜΑΙΟΥ; Athena standing to the left; star and crescent to inner left, monogram to inner right; in exergue: Θ(= date: RY 9 = 44/43 BC).

Ref: Simonetta 1b; SNG Copenhagen 162; von Aulock 6327. From a Dutch collection.

Very fine.