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Elymais -- Kamnaskires II. Nikephoros, ca. 145 - 139 BC
AR tdr., 15,38gr., 26,92mm;
Alram 431, Vanít Haaff type 2.1.1-4,
mint: Susa, axis: 6h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and ribbons; short hair in curls, thin mustache, cheek hair, no beard; monogr. ∊ over A in left field, reel and pellet border 7 - 14;
rev.: naked Apollo, left, w/bow and arrow, seated on pineapple like omphalos, exergual line, dotted border 13 - 17:30h; 3-line legend: KAMNAΣKIP(OY) BAΣIΛEΩΣ (N)IKΗΦOPOY;
roughness and corrosion on both sides;

ex: CNG 66, #831, ex: Bellaria Collection; ex: B. Peus 343, # 215.
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Robert L3  [Nov 20, 2016 at 01:06 AM]
Gawd. I have perhaps never been more envious of any collector here at Forum than I am right now. I can only dream about owning a coin from the Early Kamnaskirid Dynasty of Elymais. Such a rarity - AND it's a tet! And a beauty. Congrats!
Jay GT4  [Nov 20, 2016 at 03:01 AM]
Exceptional!
museumguy  [Nov 28, 2016 at 10:11 AM]
A real beauty Schatz! Congrats!