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Parthamaspates, 116 AD,
AR dr., 20,5mm; Sellwood 81.1., Shore 423, Sunrise 449 (Sanatrukes ?);
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/ tiara and broad diadem, 2 loop, 2 broad ribbons and a string of pearls; tiara adorned w/5-point star on the side and a pearl bow, a string of pearls (?) across the crest and 5 crescent shaped ornaments in between; short beard or stubble; earring behind tiara flap, 2 layer necklace; tunic w/ornamental border and shoulder pieces; dotted border 8 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; throne back has 5 cross bars, the seat is symbolized by a dash, the cross below the archerís right thigh may stand for the missing left foot and lower leg or for the throne legs; 6 lines of legend visible: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛC ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛͰIΛN⧠ (Λ)IVIIΓ.I ΔIXΛI⧠V (the 2 bottom lines are to be read from the inside), (EΠ)I+ΛͶ⧠V;

ex: B. Murphy, PA.
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