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.~#~Athena

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.~#~Athena
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CAPPADOCIAN Kingdom.Ariarathes VIII,� Ariarathes IX or Ariobarzanes I c.99-80 BC.Issue in the name of Antiochus VII of Syria. (138-129 BC).AR.Tetradrachm.
( 15.95g, 26mm, 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; letters Δ over A in outer leftfield, T inner left and A inner right.
Lorber-Houghton N.C.2006.Series 3.
Ref:SNG Spaer 1871 ( Military mint unknown location )
Good very fine,obverse soft strike,� reverse face of Athena flat.

This series with a distinctive style and fabric is attributed by Spaer to an unknwon mint probably associated with the mint of Antioch. It has now been re-attrubuted� by C.Lorber and A.Houghton�in Numismatic Chronicle�as a posthumus issue of Antiochus VII struck in Cappadocia by Ariarathes VIII,� Ariarathes IX or Ariobarzanes I.The control letters are linked to drachmas of Ariarathes VIII dated years 1-2
( c.99-98),Ariarathes IX� dated years 1,2 and 4 ( c.99-98, and c.96 BC) and to drachmas of Ariobarzanes I dated 2-3,5-6(?) and 16 (c.94-93, c.90-91(?)and c.80 BC
Preis SKU: GR988
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