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Interregnal Issue (Bagasis?), 126 BC,
AR tdr., 15.88gr, 29,4mm; Sellwood 18.1, Shore --, Sunrise 273 (Artabanos II., 127-126BC);
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, right, w/diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; short hair, longer in neck, long beard; no jewelry visible; reel-and-pellet border 11 to 19h;
rev.: Demeter (?), seated, cornucopia in right arm, on outstretched left arm winged goddess (Nike?) offering diadem, rear leg of seat represented by kneeling winged figure; 2-line legend in 1+1 format: BAΣIΛEΩΣ APΣAKOY; exergual line;

ex: CNG 64
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Robert L3  [Feb 18, 2015 at 08:46 PM]
Another remarkable, beautiful addition...probably the best of its type I have seen. Wow...
Pscipio  [Feb 19, 2015 at 05:46 AM]
Very nice portrait.
David Atherton  [Feb 19, 2015 at 10:57 AM]
Wow!
museumguy  [Jun 18, 2015 at 07:09 PM]
Stunning portrait!