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Parthia -- Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC
AR tdr., 14,61gr, 28,4mm; Sellwood 55.5var.(Tiridates), Shore 308var. (Tiridates), Sunrise 398(Uncertain usurper - Tiridates?);
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4 layer diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, long pointed beard squared at the end; no wart; triple necklace; tunic/cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of x's; dotted border 11 to 16h;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne w/Nike on outstretched right arm offering diadem, the left holding lance or staff behind him; dot between feet; year EΠΣ=27 BC between throne legs and the month ΔAIΣI(OY)= May in exergue; 7-line legend: BACIΛE(ΩΣ) BACIΛEΩN APΣAKO(Y) EVEIΓETo(Y) ΔIKAIoY EΠIΦANOYΣ (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHN(OΣ).
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quadrans  [Jan 14, 2020 at 08:59 PM]
Another nice piece