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PARTHIA/PERSIA, Mithradates II, ca. 123 - 88 BC, or Gotarzes I, 91 - 87 BC
AR dr., 4,04gr, 20,6mm;
Sellw. 29.2, Shore 103, Sunrise - ;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: floating bust, left, w/tiara, diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; tiara w/3 rows of pellets and 1 row of ∼ enclosing an 8-point star, long earflap; mustache, long tapering beard; earring, multi-turn torque w/pellet finial; cuirass; dotted border 5:30 to 8h;
rev.: slight incuse left; archer w/bow, right, on throne; exergual line; 6-line legend: BΛΣIΛEΩΣ BΛΣIΛEΩN APΣAKoY ΔIKΛIoY EVEPΓEToY KΛIΦIΛEΛΛΗN.

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museumguy  [Dec 30, 2017 at 11:19 PM]
Very nice detailed portrait!