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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD
AE dr., 3,01gr, 14mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 14h;
Alram - , Van't Haaff 16.1.1-3A
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara, diadem, knot, and ribbon, anchor as tiara side decoration and pellets along crest; mustache, wide beard squares at bottom; necklace; in right upper field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 top bar; dotted border 7 - 11h, 13 - 15h;
rev.: bust of Artemis, right wearing kalathos; necklace and shawl (?) around shoulders; corrupted Greek legend around rim: B inverted A CI inverted Λ EΩC and on the right rim probably an approximation of OPΩΔHC; dotted border 6 - 12h;
lovely dark tone w/verdigris patina.
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