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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC
AR tdr., 14,79gr, 30,9mm; Sellwood 52.4, Shore 273, Sunrise 391var. (date);
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, medium-long beard squared at the end; wart on side of forehead; multi-turn torque; cuirass w/ eagle on shoulder and star on chest; dotted border 8:30 to 15h;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing helmeted goddess offering diadem in outstretched right hand while holding lance in left arm; dot between throne legs; 7-line legend: (B)AΣIΛC(ΩΣ) BAΣIΛCΩ(N) APΣAKOY CVCPΓCTV ΔIKAIOV (the bottom line to be read rom the inside), (C)ΠIΦΛNOYΣ (ΦIΛ off flan)CΛΛHNOΣ ; below bottom line in exergue the year HΠΣ (25 BC) and the month ΠANHMO(V) (June);

ex: Pars Coins.
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Robert L3  [Jul 06, 2015 at 02:31 AM]
Lovely.