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Parthia -- Unknown Ruler, 80 - 70 BC
AR tdr., 15,35gr, 31,4mm; Sellwood 30.2, Shore --, Sunrise 311 (Arsakes XVI. 78/7-62/1 BC);
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem, knot and 2 ribbons; mustache, medium-long hair in 3 waves; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; cuirass; dotted border 8:30 to 15:30; perhaps the most beautiful of all Parthian ruler portraits;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in right hand, composite monogram above bow; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓΛOV APΣAKOV ΘEOΠATOPOΣ EVEPΓETOV EΠIΦANOVΣ ΦIΛEΛΛΗNOΣ; exergual line;
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