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Elymais -- Orodes II., early to mid 2nd cent. AD,
AE dr., 3,76gr, 15,18mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram 478var., Van't Haaff 13.1.1-2a ff.;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/diadem (top row pellets); 2 large side tufts in 5 upward rows of curls, mustache, long fan like beard; necklace; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 bar; pellet between anchor and head;
rev.: bust of Belos, right, Aramaic legend around rim meaning: King Orodes, son of Orodes; dotted border 14 - 10h.
Attractive verdigris patina (genuine?).
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