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Parthia -- Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD
BI tdr., 14,05gr, 28,9mm; Sellwood 57 type, Shore 314var.(month), Sunrise 401 type;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, mustache, long tapered beard rounded at the end; wart; earring, multiple necklace; tunic/cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of dashes; goddess in the right and left upper field; dotted border 9 to 13h;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne w/bow in right hand, the year AIT (= 1 BC); 7-line legend: (BACIΛEΩΣ) BACIΛ(EΩN) (APΣAKOY) EVEPΓET(OY) ΔIKAIOY OCITP (E)ΠIΦΛNOVC (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHNOC; exergual line.
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