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

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

Not On View

Collections

Europe, The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Filleted head right.
Reverse: Athena stands, head left, holding Nike in right hand, spear beside shield at left.
Inscriptions in Greek.

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