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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD
AE dr., 3,82 gr,
Van't Haaff 14.6.1-3, Alram 473;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara and row of pellets over crest; 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, long beard; necklace, earring; cuirass or tunic; on the left rim inside the beaded border (9-15 h) the Greek letters ΓPA, in right field anchor w/ 1 upper and 1 lower crossbar, crescent and pellet above;
rev.: Artemis, standing right, w/bow in extended left hand, the right hand reaching over the shoulder for arrow in quiver; circular Greek legend probably BACIΛEΩC ΦPAATEC;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
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Robert L3  [Mar 17, 2017 at 01:01 AM]
Quite nice.
quadrans  [Mar 17, 2017 at 09:45 PM]
I agree nice one..