A PARTHIAN DRACHM OF ORODES II

A PARTHIAN DRACHM OF ORODES II


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Near Eastern: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1325466

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Orodes II (57-38 BCE)

Susa Mint

Obverse: Short-bearded bust of Orodes II facing left, wearing diadem and pellet-ended torque, star before, crescent behind. No wart visible on forehead. Pellet border.

Reverse: Beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand. Monogram above bow, monogram (mint mark) below bow. Seven line Greek inscription ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ .

In very fine condition.

Weight: 3.82g; Diameter: 20.6mm

From a private American collection. Ships from the United States.

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References:

Sellwood 47.22