Ancient Coinage of Cappadocia, Kings, Orophernes

[Simonetta 1]

Orophernes, King of Cappadocia, 157 BC.

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Simonetta_1Cappadocian Kingdom, Orophernes (160-156 BC) AR Tetradrachm. Dated year 2 = 98 BC. Diademed head of Orophernes right / BAΣIΛEΩΣ OΡOΦEΡNOY NIKHΦOΡOY, Nike standing left, crowning royal name with right hand & holding palm branch in left, in inner left field owl standing three-quarters left on altar above PXN monogram. H. Salvesen, "The tetradrachm of Orophernes" in Nomismatika Khronika 21 (2000), pp. 816; Simonetta 1. TextImage
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Entry for orophernes on the Digital Historia Numorum