E-Auction 35 Lot 30

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E-Auction 35 Lot 30

KINGS OF CAPPADOCIA. Archelaos Philopatris Ktistes. 36 B.C. - A.D. 17. AR drachm. 3.39 gm. 18 mm. Eusebeia (Caesarea) under Mount Argaios. Dated regnal year MB (42) = A.D. 6-7. His diademed head right, with fillet border / Club, M-B (date) flanking; ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΑΡΧΕΛΑΟΥ ΦΙΛΟΠΑΤΡΙΔΟΣ ΚΑΙ ΚΤΙΣΤΟΥ. HGC 7, 857. RPC I 3606. DCA 464. Simonetta 5. Very Fine / Extremely Fine; light lustrous iridescence; high relief portrait (hence the flatness); sharply struck on a broad flan. Rare.

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