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Phraates II., 138-127 BC,
AR dr., 3,87gr, 19,4mm; Sellwood 16.13, Shore 53, Sunrise --;
mint: Epardos; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem, knot and ribbon; short helmet like hair with curly fringe, longer in neck, short beard consisting of 2 rows of curls; necklace w/opposing pellet finials; dotted border 7:30 to 15h; in right field inside border the letters EΠA;
rev.: archer, left, on omphalos, w/bow in right hand; 2+2 line legend: BAΣIΛEΩ(Σ) MEΓAΛoY APΣAKoY ΘEoΠAToPo(Σ); gide lines and exergual line;

ex: David Sellwood Collection (New York Sale XXXIV), Sellwood 1980 ed. plate coin.
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Robert L3  [Feb 17, 2015 at 11:07 PM]
Yet another Sellwood plate coin. AMAZING collection.