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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC
AR tdr., 15,22gr, 30,2mm; Sellwood 54.6, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 6 perpendicular spirals, mustache, short pointed beard; wart on side of forehead; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; cuirass w/ star on shoulder; dotted border 9 to 16h;
rev.: king,l eft, on throne holding staff in his left hand, w/winged goddess on his outstretched right arm offering diadem; year ΠC (33 BC) between the legs of the throne ; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN APΣAKOY EYEPΓETOY ΔIKAIOY (the bottom line to be read rom the inside), EΠIΦΛNOYC (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHNO(C); exergual line; below bottom line in exergue YΠEP (YΠEPBEPETAIOY = September);
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