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Live auction - bgr_623699 - CAPPADOCIA - CAPPADOCIAN KINGDOM - ARIOBARZANES Ier PHILOROMAIOS Drachme

CAPPADOCIA - CAPPADOCIAN KINGDOM - ARIOBARZANES Ier PHILOROMAIOS Drachme AU/AU
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Type : Drachme
Date: an 13
Mint name / Town : Eusebeia, Cappadoce
Metal : silver
Diameter : 17 mm
Orientation dies : 1 h.
Weight : 4,21 g.
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Monnaie légèrement décentrée. Superbe revers de style fin. Patine grise de collection
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Obverse description : Tête diadémée d’Ariobarzanes Ier à droite.

Reverse


Reverse description : Athéna nicéphore debout à gauche, casquée et drapée, tenant une Niké de la main droite et une lance de la gauche, appuyée sur son bouclier ; dans le champ à gauche, monogramme.
Reverse legend : BASILEWS/ ARIoBARZANOU/ FILORWMAIOU/ IG/ (PAU) - L.

Historical background


Cappadocia - Cappadocia KINGDOM OF - Ariobarzanes I PHILOROMAIOS

(95-63 BC)

Ariobarzanes I was elected in 95 BC, his candidacy was supported by the Romans. Cappadocia was occupied by the troops of Mithridates VI of Pontus and his son Ariarathes IX (101-87 BC) and King often forced to abandon his capital. Having also had to fight Tigranes, king of Armenia, he abdicated in favor of his son in 63 BC.

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