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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC
AR dr., 3,98gr, 20,1mm; Sellwood 51.44, Shore 275, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 11h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem, loop and 3 ribbons joined at the ends; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard; segmented necklace w/center medallion; wart on forehead; cuirass w/star on chest
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 7-line legend: OACIΛEΩO OACIΛEΩV ΛPΣΛK EVEPΓETo >IKΛIoY EΠIΦANoVΣ (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNo(Σ);
a Sellwood plate coin;

ex: Baldwinís Auction 90 (ex: David Sellwood Collection).
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Album name:Schatz / Middle Parthian Period II
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Date added:Jul 04, 2015
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Robert L3  [Jul 04, 2015 at 06:00 PM]
So unusual to see a Phraates IV drachm with no obverse eagle...Nice rarity!
Mat  [Jul 05, 2015 at 12:02 AM]
Very nice