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Elymais -- Orodes II., 1st half of 2nd cent. AD,
AE dr., 3,59gr., 14,47mm;
Vanít Haaff 13.1.1-2, Alram 478var.;
mint: ? ; axis: 12h
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/2-strand , diadem, 1 loop and ribbons; emblem in center of top hair, large, grape like bunch of hair on either side, the vertical lines of dots pointing upward, mustache, med.-long beard; double necklace; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars, crescent w/ pellet above, traces of border above crescent;
rev: radiate (?) bust of Belos w/2 horns, side bunches; Aramaic or Pahlavi legend around rim meaning King Orodes son of Orodes;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
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SRukke  [Dec 09, 2016 at 04:46 AM]