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Parthia -- Orodes I., 90 - 77 BC (Sellwood) or Mithradates III., 87 - 80 BC (Assar)
AR tdr., 16,03gr, 28,8mm; Sellwood 31.2var., Shore 121var., Sunrise 307var. (Mithradates III, 87-80 BC);
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara (3 rows of pellets, 7-pointed star as side decoration, long ear flap) and diadem w/knot and 2 ribbons; mustache, short beard; earring, torque w/single pellet finial; cuirass; the 7-point star is a variation;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in right hand; below bow A-like symbol; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛCΩΣ MEΓAΛoV APΣAKoV AVToKPAToPoΣ ΦIΛoΠAToPoΣ EΠIΦANoVΣ ΦIΛEΛΛΗNoΣ; exergual line;

ex: CNG 75; also in: Parthia.com, Orodes I, and in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types.
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