Drachm of Kingdom of Cappadocia with head of Ariarathes X

Greek
Late Hellenistic Period
38–37 B.C.


Mint: Cappadocia (Kingdom)

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.5 mm. Weight: 4.08 gm. Die Axis: 1

Accession Number

1992.174

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Diademed head of Ariarathes X to right.
Reverse: Athena standing holding spear and shield in left hand, Nike on right hand.
Trophy in field at left.
Monogram at right and Greek letter.
Inscription in Greek.

Provenance

By 1991: with Frank Sternberg AG, Schanzengasse 10, CH-8001 Zurich, Switzerland (Sternberg auction 25, Hotel Bellerive au Lac, Utoquai 47, Zurich, November 25-26, 1991, lot 165); purchased at auction on behalf of MFA by Mary B. Comstock; gift of Mary B. Comstock to MFA, April 22, 1992

Credit Line

Gift of Mary B. Comstock