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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC
AR tdr., 14,59gr, 30,9mm; Sellwood 52type, Shore 274var.(rev.), Sunrise 391var. (rev.);
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/ star on chest; dotted border almost complete;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing goddess (w/halo?) offering diadem in outstretched right hand while holding cornucopia in left arm; 7-line legend: BACIΛ(EΩC) BACIΛEΩ(N) APCAKO(V) EVEIΓEToV ΔIKAIOV (the bottom line to be read rom the inside), EΠIΦΛNoYC (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNo(C); exergual line; below bottom line in exergue illegible date;

Mule w/52 obv. and 51 rev.?

ex: Davies Mews, London, UK.
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