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11. October 2020
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Lot 901
Starting Price: 50 CHF
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KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes I Philoromaios, 96-63 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.98 g, 2 h), Mint A (Eusebeia under Mt. Argaios), year 25 = 71/0 BC. Diademed head of Ariobarzanes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ APIOBAPZAN[OY ΦIΛOPΩMAIOY] Athena standing left, holding Nike in right hand, resting left on shield set on ground behind her; spear behind; to inner left, monogram; in exergue, [KE]. HGC 7, 846. Simonetta, Revision 48a. Toned; Obverse brockage on reverse. Crude as is typical for this year, otherwise, very fine.



Simonetta notes that while Ariobarzanes' drachms of year 25 are crudely struck and frequently have the date illegible (as is the case here) it is the only year to use this particular monogram.
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11 Oct 2020 21:30:30 CEST
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31 Oct 2020 10:40:18 CET
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Lot 901
Starting Price: 50 CHF
KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Ariobarzanes I Philoromaios, 96-63 BC. Drachm (Silver, 16.5 mm, 3.98 g, 2 h), Mint A (Eusebeia under Mt. Argaios), year 25 = 71/0 BC. Diademed head of Ariobarzanes to right. Rev. BAΣIΛEΩΣ APIOBAPZAN[OY ΦIΛOPΩMAIOY] Athena standing left, holding Nike in right hand, resting left on shield set on ground behind her; spear behind; to inner left, monogram; in exergue, [KE]. HGC 7, 846. Simonetta, Revision 48a. Toned; Obverse brockage on reverse. Crude as is typical for this year, otherwise, very fine.
Hammer Price: No Bids
Lot 902
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames I, circa 255-225 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 3.50 g, 11 h), first series. Diademed and draped bust of Arsames I to right, wearing bashlyk with beaded edges. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΜΟΥ Arsames on horseback to right holding spear against two attacking soldiers; beneath his horse, fallen enemy soldier. Bedoukian 2. Kovacs 1. Nercessian 3. Clear devices and legend. Nearly very fine.
Hammer Price: 220 CHF
Lot 903
Starting Price: 100 CHF
KINGS OF SOPHENE. Arsames I, circa 255-225 BC. Tetrachalkon (Bronze, 18 mm, 4.96 g, 12 h), first series. Diademed head of Arsames I to right, wearing bashlyk with beaded edges. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΣΑΜΟΥ Arsames on horseback to right, preparing to cast spear at leaping lion to right. ACV 2. CAA 2. Kovacs 2. Well-centered and very rare; in unusually fine condition for the type. Very fine.
Hammer Price: 440 CHF
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