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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD
AR dr., 3,57gr, 20mm; Sellwood 56.6, Shore 317, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long beard in 2 rows of curls; 3-turn necklace; crescent and star in left, Nike offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 11 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; totally stylized meaningless legend.

ex: David Sellwood Collection in Baldwinís Auction 90, multiple coin lot.
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Robert L3  [Aug 04, 2015 at 09:40 PM]
Wild reverse on this one...almost looks Indian...