|Bertolami Fine Arts - ACR Auctions > Auction 109||Auction date: 4 May 2022|
|Lot number: 214|
Price realized: 80 EUR (Approx. 84 USD) Note: Prices do not include buyer's fees.
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Kings of Cappadocia, Ariarathes V Eusebes Philopator (163-130 BC), Drachm struck during the revolt of Orophernes, ca. 161-159 BC; AR (g 4,13; mm 18; h 12); Diademed head r., in very barbarous style, Rv. Athena Nikephoros standing l., resting hand on shield ornamented with Gorgoneion; transverse spear behind her; around, meaningless inscription; in field, monogram; in ex. Γ (inverted). Simonetta, p. 27, n. 15a (this coin); Parthica 2007, Ar. VIII? 1h/1 (this coin).
Iridescent cabinet tone with some concrections; extremely fine.
From the Bono Simonetta Collection; bought in Basel in 1957.
Starting price: 30 EUR