CAPPADOCIAN Kingdom.Ariarathes VIII, Ariarathes IX or Ariobarzanes I c.99-80 BC.Issue in the name of Antiochus VII (138-129 BC).AR.Tetradrachm.

Ancient Coins - CAPPADOCIAN Kingdom.Ariarathes VIII,  Ariarathes IX or Ariobarzanes I c.99-80 BC.Issue in the name of Antiochus VII (138-129 BC).AR.Tetradrachm.
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CAPPADOCIAN Kingdom.Ariarathes VIII,� Ariarathes IX or Ariobarzanes I c.99-80 BC.Issue in the name of Syrian king� Antiochus VII (138-129 BC).AR.Tetradrachm.
( 16.52g, 27.6mm, 12h )
Diademend head of Antiochus VII right.
Reverse.ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣΑΝΤΙΟΧΟΥ ΕΥΕΓΕΤΟΥ, Athena standing left holding Nike in outstretchedright hand and spear in left; sheld at feet; monogram letter Δ over letter� A in outer leftfield, T inner left and A inner right.
Lorber-Houghton'Cappadocian tetradrachms in the name of Antiochus VII' N.C.2006.Series 3.
Ref:SNG Spaer 1871
Better than very fine.

Thisseries with a distinctive style and fabric is attributed by Spaer to anunknwon mint probably associated with the mint of Antioch. It has nowbeen reattrubuted�as a Cappadocian issue�by C.Lorber and A.Houghton�inNumismatic Chronicle 2006 as a posthumus issue of Antiochus VII struck byAriarathes VIII,� Ariarathes IX or Ariobarzanes I.The control lettersare linked to drachmas of Ariarathes VIII dated years 1-2 ( c.99-98),Ariarathes IX IX dated years 1,2 and 4 ( c.99-98, and c.96 BC) anddrachmas of Ariobarzanes I dated 2-3,5-6(?) and 16 (c.94-93, c.90-91(?)and c.80 BC)
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