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Artabanos III., 80 - 90 AD
AR dr., 3,82gr, 20.24mm; Sellwood 74.6, Shore 404var., Sunrise 442var. (Artabanos V, 79/80-ca. 85 AD); Sinisi Type II var., p. 105;
mint: Ekbatana (?; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4-layer diadem, double loop and 3 ribbons; long, almost straight hair, mustache, medium-long straight , slightly tapered beard; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental (triangle pattern) border; dotted border 8 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 6 lines of legend readable: OΛIIΛEΛC OΛIIΛEΛN ΛPIΛIIO ΔIXΛIOV (EΠI)ΦΛNOV (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHN(OC);

ex: B. Peus Auktion 304/305, #395 (Artabanos II).
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