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PARTHIA/PERSIA, Mithradates II, ca. 123 - 88 BC
AR dr., 4,18gr, 20,45mm;
Sellw. 28.3, Shore 97, Sunrise 299;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara and diadem, knot and 2 ribbons; mustache, long tapering beard; tiara w/earflap and 3 rows of pellets enclosing a six-pointed star; earring, multi-turn torque w/2-pellet finial; cuirass;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in 1 hand; exergual line; 5-line legend forming a square: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN MEΓAΛoY APΣAKoY EΠIΦANoYΣ;
an impressive portrait of the aging king.

ex: Nisa Collection.
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Dec 26, 2017
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EB  [Dec 26, 2017 at 03:41 PM]
Very nice!
Jay GT4  [Dec 26, 2017 at 04:28 PM]
Love these portraits
quadrans  [Dec 29, 2017 at 10:04 AM]
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