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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC
AR tdr., 14,1gr, 30mm; Sellwood 50.2var., Shore 268var., Sunrise 387;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem, loop and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 6 perpendicular spirals, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; cuirass w/star on shoulder and griffin or bird on chest; dotted border 7:30 to 12h;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing goddess offering diadem in outstretched right hand while holding cornucopia in left arm; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩ(C off flan) BACIΛEΩN APCAKOV EYEPΓEToV ΔIXΔIOV (the bottom line to be read rom the inside), EΠIΦΛNOYC (Φ off flan)IΛEΛΛHNOC; exergual line; below bottom line the month ΓOPΠ (Gorpiaios), between throne legs the year EoC (275 Sel.= 36/35 BC);

ex: New York Sale XXXIV (Baldwinís) ex: David Sellwood Collection.
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Robert L3  [Jul 09, 2015 at 09:32 PM]
Another stunning tet!