Bertolami Fine Arts

Bertolami Fine Arts | E-Auction 119 - Day 1 | 10 July 2022

Online bidding ends: 10 July 2022 11:00


  The Bono Simonetta Collection of Cappadocian Coins

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Kings of Cappadocia, Ariarathes V Eusebes Philopator (163-130 BC), Drachm struck during the revolt of Orophernes, ca. 161-159 BC; AR (g 3,70; mm 19; h 12); Diademed head r., in very barbarous style, Rv. Athena Nikephoros standing l., resting hand on shield ornamented with Gorgoneion; transverse spear behind her; around, meaningless inscription; in field, monogram; in ex. Γ (inverted). Simonetta, p. 27, n. 15b, pl. III,4 (this coin); Parthica 2007, Ar. VIII? 3a-b/1 (this coin on pl. XV.3a, description on p. 77, 3b). Old cabinet tone; good very fine. From the Bono Simonetta Collection.