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Lot 332

Estimate: 8'000 CHF   |   Starting price: 6'400 CHF Price realized: 8'000 CHF
Ariarathes V, 163 – 130 BC. Tetradrachm, Eusebeia-Mazaca 133, AR 16.76 g. Diademed head r. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ - ΑΡΙΑΡΑΘΟΥ Athena standing l. with spear and shield, holding Nike crowning royal name; monograms in outer l., inner l., and outer r. fields. In exergue, ΕΥΣΕΒΟΥ / Λ (year 30). Inventaire Waddington 6834 (this coin). SNG von Aulock 6263 (this obverse die). Richter fig. 1936. Simonetta 2 (Ariarathes IV, this obverse die).
Extremely rare. A pleasant portrait struck in high relief, lovely
old cabinet tone and about extremely fine

Ex M&M XIX, 1959, 516; NFA XXV, 1990, 179 and Leu 20, 1978, 153 sales. From the duplicates of the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris and from a Distinguished Northern Californian Collector. From the Harlad Salvesen collection.

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