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Kingdom of Elymais. Arsacid dynasty. Kamnaskires-Orodes (early mid 2nd Century A.D.)
van't Haaff 12.2.1-1A; De Morgan 48; BMC plate XLI, 1; Sear GICV 5907; Alram 482-484

AE drachm, 3.82 g., 15.95 mm. max., 0

Obv: Diademed bust facing forward without small hair tuft on top, and large curly hair tufts on each side in horizontally-oriented rows; to right pellet within crescent above anchor with three crossbars at top; pellet border.

Rev: Radiate bust of Belos facing forward, with large hair tufts, on each side two horns and tied hair tuft; Aramaic legend (knmkyr wrwd MLK = King Kamnaskires-Orodes) starting at three o'clock, reading counter clockwise.
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