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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent.AD
AE tdr, 14,93gr, 28,3mm;
mint: Susa, axis: -;
Alram -, Van't Haaff 14.7.1-1B;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara, diadem, 2 loops, and 2 ties, tiara w/ crescent and pellet as side ornament, string of pellets running across crest; no visible head hair, mustache, long beard; earring, triple necklace; in left field 2 rows of Aramaic lettering meaning King Phraates, son of King Orodes; in right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/2 crossbars and a pellet to both sides of the main shaft; dotted border 8 - 10h;
rev.: field of perpendicular slashes.
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Robert L3  [Nov 23, 2019 at 09:29 PM]
Outstanding! I love this type - and yours is an amazing example. Congrats.