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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD
AE tdr, 14,43gr., 29,8mm;
Alram 467,468 (Orodes I.), Vanít Haaff 16.4.1-1a (Orodes III.);
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, 2-strand diadem w/ 2 ribbons; mustache, med.-long beard cut square at bottom; necklace, earring; tunic/cuirass; in left field Aramaic legend ĎKing Orodesí, in right field anchor w/1 upper crossbar, crescent and pellet above, star between anchor and ribbons; dotted border 8 - 16h;
rev.: field of vertical dashes;
some verdigris patina on obv. and rev.
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quadrans  [Mar 19, 2017 at 12:40 AM]
Interesting portrait..