Drachm of Kingdom of Cappadocia with head of Ariarathes VI

Greek
Hellenistic Period
125–111? B.C.


Mint: Cappadocia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 mm. Weight: 4.12 gm. Die Axis: 12

Accession Number

1984.809

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Ariarathes VI to right.
Reverse: Athena standing left, spear and shield in left hand, on right hand, Nike holding wreath.
Inscription in Greek.
Monogram in field at left
Greek letters at right and in exergue

Struck in year 15.

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