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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, 1st half of 2nd cent. AD,
AE tdr., 15,23gr., 26,96mm;
Vanít Haaff 12.1.1-1Ab (this coin), Alram 479;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/diadem, 2 loops and ribbons; hair in large grape like bunches on either side of head, mustache, medium size rounded beard; double necklace; tunic; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars, crescent and star above; 7:30 - 13:30 Aramaic or Pahlavi legend meaning King Kamnaskires Orodes; dotted border 11 - 15h;
rev.: dashes and vís strewn over entire surface;

ex: Triton VII,, CNG, lot 534; ex: Vecchi 8 (12/97), lot 147.
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Robert L3  [Dec 08, 2016 at 11:18 PM]
Wow...this as nice as they come. Outstanding!
Pharsalos  [Jan 11, 2017 at 09:23 AM]
Superb obverse!