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Tiridates, 29 - 26 BC
BI tdr., 12.78gr; 26,7mm; Sellw. 55type, Shore 306, Sunrise -;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, mustache, short pointed beard; earring, 3 layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border, star on chest; dotted border 12 - 14:30;
rev.: king, right, on throne w/outstretched right arm, facing goddess, left, w/palm branch in outstretched right hand and conucopia in left arm; no year; exergual line; 6 lines of legend visible: (BACIΛCΩC) BACIΛE(ΩN) (APCAKOY) (E)VEPΓETOV ΔIKAIOV (to be read from the inside) OLΩIOV (July) (E)ΠIΦANOVC (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHNOC;
Probably a Phraates IV tdr despite the missing wart;

ex: Baldwinís Auction 96 (09/15), multiple coin lot (ex David Sellwood Collection).
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