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Parthia -- Phraates IV., (Tiridates ?) 38 - 2 BC
AR tdr., 12,22gr, 28,21mm;
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h; date: no year, month ΟΛΩΙΟΥ = July;
Sellw. 55.12-14, Shore - , Sunrise - ;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/diadem; medium-long hair in three waves, short pointed beard, mustache; three-turn torque,; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border and shoulder; dotted border 11-16:30; flan blemishes on diadem, cheek, throat, and chest; rough overall surface;
rev: king, left, seated on throne, facing goddess in long robe with palm branch in right hand, the left holding a cornucopia; eight-line legend: ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΟΛΩΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ (Φ)ΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ
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