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Orodes II., 57 - 3834 viewsAR dr., 3,68gr, 19,5mm; Sellwood 43.2, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn endless torque; dotted border 9:30 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛC(ΩC) BΛCIΛE(ΩN) ΛICΛ(KoV) (ΦIΛo)ΠΛToIoC ΔIKΛIoV (the last 2 lines to be read from the inside) EΠIIΛNoVC (Φ)IΛEΛΛNNoC.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC82 viewsBI tdr., 13,92 gr, mm; Sellwood 45.6, Shore 209, Sunrise -;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, possibly no facial hair; multi-turn torque ending in something other than pellet; ear ring; cuirass w/star on chest; dotted border 8 to 16h;
rev.: king on throne, left, extending right arm to receive hand of kneeling Tyche; symbol between heads; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛEΩ(Σ) BAΣIΛEΩN APΣAKOY (blurred) EVEPΓETOV ΔIKAIOV EΠIΦANOVΣ ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ in exergue: ΠA = Panimou;

ex: the David Sellwood Collection, Baldwin's Auction 90; A SELLWOOD PLATE COIN (David Sellwood, The Coinage of Parthia, second edition, 1980 and first edition, 1971). Also in: Parthia.com.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC36 viewsAR dr., 3,88gr, 21,7mm; Sellwood 47.14., Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Kangavar; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/double pellet finial; crescent in upper right field, star in upper left; dotted border 9 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line barely readable legend: BACIΛEΩC BACIΛEΩN ΛICΛKV EVEIΓETV ΔIKΛIV (the two bottom lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦΛNOVC ΛΛEΛΛHN;

ex: Persepolis Gallery, UK.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC50 viewsAR dr., 3,93gr, 24,5mm; Sellwood 43.9var., Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Traxiane; axis 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 or 3 ribbons joined at the ends; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn endless torque; dotted border 8 to 16h; floating bust; oval flan;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7or 8-line totally garbled legend in beautifully formed letters - the middle of the 3 top lines is probably a leftover from an earlier strike;

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC32 viewsAR dr., 3,85gr, 19,3mm; Sellwood 43.1, Shore 214, Sunrise 361;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, 2 or 3 ribbons: medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn endless torque; cuirass; dotted border 8 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩΣ BΛCIΛCΩN ΛIΣΛKoY (ΦI)ΛOΠΛToIOC ΔIKΛIOV (the last 2 lines to be read from the inside) EIIIΦΛNNC (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHNo(C);
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC52 viewsAR dr., 4,01gr, 20,8mm; Sellwood 42.2, Shore 219; Sunrise 360;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn endless torque; cuirass; in right field large goddess (Nike?) offering diadem; dotted border 9 to 15:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΛ(C) BΛCIΛCΩN Λ:ΣΛKYo ΦIΛoΠΛTo:oC ΔIKΛIoV(the 2 last lines to be read from the inside) (CΠI)ΦΛNoVC (ΦIΛ)CΛΛHNoC;

ex: Pars Coins
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC31 viewsAR dr., 3,96gr, 18,7mm; Sellwood 47.30, Shore 255, Sunrise -;
mint: Margiane; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/ single pellet finial; star in left, crescent in right upper field; dotted border 10 to 13h.

rev.: archer, right, on seatless and backless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: ΛCI BΛCIΛ - the remainder of the legend is nonsensical;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différent Types;

ex: B. Peus Auction 388, #167 (Robert Gonnella Collection) ; ex: B. Peus Auction 338, #471.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 3,95gr, 18,8mm; Sellwood 47.32var. ( monogram), Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Nisa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; wart on forehead; multi-turn torque w/ single pellet finial; star in left, crescent in right upper field; dotted border 9 to 14h.

rev.: archer, right, on seatless and backless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram (retrograde NI) below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: ΛCI BΛCIΛ , 4 nonsensical lines, and the last line on the outside left: (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHNC;

ex: Classical Coins, CA.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC11 viewsAR dr., 3,95gr, 18,8mm; Sellwood 47.32var., Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Nisa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; large wart on forehead; multi-turn torque w/ single pellet finial; star in left, crescent in right upper field; dotted border 11 to 14h;

rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram (NI) below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: ΛCI BΛCIΛ , 4 nonsensical lines, and the last line on the outside left: (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHN;

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC10 viewsAR dr., 3,70gr, 19,3mm; Sellwood 47.24var. (Θ behind head), Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; multi-turn torque w/double pellet finial; cuirass; crescent in upper right field, star in upper left; dotted border 11 to 15h;

rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, Θ behind head and monogram below bow; 7-line legend: IΛCIΛLΩ IΛCIΛΩ ΛPCΛoV, CICP... ΔIKAIoV (the 2 bottom lines read from the inside), the 2 left lines are indecipherable;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;

ex: Pars Coins, CA.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 4,03gr, 20,8mm; Sellwood 46.12var. (torque), Shore 234var., Sunrise 370var.;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of dashes; endless torque; wart the base of the nostril; cuirass; crescent in upper right field; border 7 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend : BΛΣIΛEΩC (BΛ)ΣIΛEΩ retrograde N VPCΛVo(V), the 2 bottom lines are garbled as is the inner left line, (ΦIΛE)ΛΛHN (OC);

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC17 viewsAR dr., 4,02gr, 22,2mm; Sellwood 45.20, Shore -, Sunrise -,
mint: Court at Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem knot and 2 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; cuirass w/star on chest; dotted border 8 to 10h; floating bust;
rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: IΛΣIΛEΩΣ IΛΣIΛEΩN right side line illegible (EV)EPΓEToV illegible (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦΛNoVΣ (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNoΣ;

ex: D. Grotjohann, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC6 viewsAR dr., 3,43gr, 19,1mm; Sellwood 47.28, Shore 253, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa; axis: 11h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard; royal wart on forehead; torque; star in left, crescent in right upper field; dotted border 9:30 to 13h; double strike around nose and chin;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow and monogram above and below it; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩ(C) BΛCIΛCΩ(N) ΛPCΛKo(V) next line illegible ΛIX-IOV(to be read from the inside) (E)ΠIΦΛNoVC ....ΛΛH...

ex: J. Elsen, auction V 74.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC10 viewsAR dr., 3,55gr, 20,1mm; Sellwood 47.9, Shore 241, Sunrise 373;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/triple pellet finial; crescent in upper right field, star in upper left; cuirass; dotted border 8:30 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩC BACIΛEΩ retrograde N VPCAY, the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside but senseless) inner left line garbled, EΛΛNH;

ex: H. Hass, Germany
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC9 viewsAR dr., 4,08gr, 20mm; Sellwood 46.12, Shore 234, Sunrise 370 ;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/double pellet finial; wart at the base of the nostril; cuirass; crescent in upper right field; dotted border 7 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend : (B)ΛCIΛEΩC (BΛ)CIΛEΩ retrograde N VPΣΛVoV, the 2 bottom lines are garbled as is the inner left line, (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHN (oC);

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC11 viewsAR dr., 3,99gr, 20,8mm; Sellwood 43.10var. (legend), Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Areia; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 ribbons joined at the ends; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn endless torque; cuirass; dotted border 8 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line blundered legen of which the first 2 and the last line are legible: BΛΣIΛCΩΣ BΛΣIΛCΩΣ ... ΦIΛCΛΛ(H)NOΣ
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;

ex: CNG eAuction 243.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC15 viewsAR dr., 3,88gr, 19,3mm; Sellwood 45.29, Sh -, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana? Areia? looks more like a coin from a smaller Eastern mint; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard ; endless torque; cuirass; dotted border 8 to 11h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram above and below; 7-line legend: ΠΛCIΛ(EΩC) BΛCIΛEΛ(N) ΛPCΛK(OV) (EVE)IΓEYoV ΔIKΛIoV EΠIΦΛN retrograde KC (ΦI)ΛEΛΛH retrograde N OC.

ex: The David Sellwood Collection, (Baldwin’s Auction 90).
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC49 viewsAR dr., 3,58gr, 19,6mm; Sellwood 46.24, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Areia; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 broad ribbons w/closed ends; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of dashes; necklet w/center medallion! crescent in upper right field; cuirass; reed-and-pellet border 11 to 15h; -- while the head is turned left the torso is facing!
rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BACIΛ(EΩC) BACIΛE(ΩN) APCA(KOV) ΔIKAIOC EVEPΓETOC (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the outside) EΠIΦΛNOVC, (K)AIΦIΛHNO(C);


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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 4,03gr, 21,3mm; Sellwood 45.14, Shore 225, Sunrise 364;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 14h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/double pellet finial rising at a right angle; distinct wart at the base of the nostril; dotted border 12 to 15:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩC (B)ΛCIΛEΩretrograde N VPCΛVoV bottom 2 lines illegible, inside left line illegible (ΦI)ΛEΛΛNH(oC), the 2 left lines to be read from the outside;

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC11 viewsAR dr., 4,02gr, 22,3mm; Sellwood 45.14, Shore 225, Sunrise 364;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 14h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque ending in a steep curve w/double pellet finial; wart at the base of the nostril; cuirass; dotted border 8 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line heavily garbled legend;

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 4,10gr, 18,8mm; Sellwood 43.9, Shore - , Sunrise -;
mint: Traxiane; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn endless torque; cuirass; dotted border 10 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend of which only the first two lines make sense: BΛΣIΛEΩC BΛΣIΛEΩN ...;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types,

ex: VAuctions, Sale # 249;
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 3,70gr, 20,2mm; Sellwood 45.9, Shore 222, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12:30h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/double pellet finial; cuirass; dotted border 9:30 to 12:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛCΩC BΛCIΛCΩN ΛPCΛKoV ΔIKΛIoV (E)VEIΓEToV (the last 2 lines to be read from the inside) EΠIIΛNoV (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNo(C);
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC9 viewsAR dr., 4,11gr, 20,7mm; Sellwood 45.10var. (legend), Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; wart at the base of the nostril; dotted border 8:30 to 14:30;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN VPΣVKoY, the next 2 lines are garbled, EΠIΦANoYΣ (ΦIΛ)EΛΛNHoI;

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC11 viewsAR dr., 4,04gr, 20mm; Sellwood 45.14, Shore 225, Sunrise 364;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 14h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque ending in steep rise w/double pellet finial; wart at the base of the nostril; dotted border 9 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one vise-like hand and monogram below; 7 line legend, mostly garbled;

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 3,74gr, 20,5mm; Sellwood 45.16, Shore 227, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; cuirass;
rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram above (Θ)and below; 7-line legend: :IACIΛ(EΩC) :IACIΛE(Ω)N Λ:ICAKO
EVEPΓEToV ΔIKΛIOV, the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside, (E)ΠIΦΛNOVC (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHNOC.
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC21 viewsAR dr., 3,9gr, 19,7mm; Sellwood 45.28var., Shore 232var., Sunrise -;
mint: Areia; axis: 13:30h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; wart at the base of the nostril; torque w/single pellet finial; cuirass; dotted border 10 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram above and below; 7-line legend:
BACIΛE(ΩC) BACIΛΕUN ΛPCΛKoU ΔIKΛIoV EVEPΓETo(V) (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the outside) EΠIΦΛNoVC (K)ΛIΦEΛHNoVC;
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC10 viewsAR dr., 3,00gr, 20,4mm; Sellwood 45.30, Shore 231, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard represented by dashes; multi-turn torque w/o finial(?); cuirass; dotted border 12 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow and monogram above and below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN ΛICΛKoV first bottom line illegible ΔIKΛIoV (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) CΠIΦΛNoVC ΦIΛCΛΛHNoC;

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 3,9gr, 19,2mm; Sellwood 45.32, Shore -, Sunrise - ;
mint: Kangavar; axis: 11h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard represented by dashes; multi-turn torque w/pellet finial; cuirass; dotted border 10 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow and monogram above and below; 7-line legend: BΛΣIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN ΛPCΛKoV EVEPΓEToV a garbled: ΔIKΛIoV (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) CΠIΦΛNoV ΦIΛCΛΛHN(o)C;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC11 viewsAR dr., 3,55gr, 20,5mm; Sellwood 46.10, Shore -, Sunrise - ;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 13:30h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, small loop and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard represented by dashes; multi-turn torque w/pellet finial; goiter?; cuirass; crescent in upper right field; dotted border 9 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend garbled and partly illegible;

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC9 viewsAR dr., 3,93gr, 21mm; Sellwood 46.12, Shore 234, Sunrise 370;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h:30;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of dots and dashes; multi-turn torque; w/double pellet finial; wart at the base of the nostril; cuirass; crescent in upper right field; traces of border 10 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend : BΛΣIΛEΩC (BΛ)ΣIΛEΩ retrograde N VPCΛVV, the 2 bottom lines are garbled or illegible as is the inner left line, (Φ)IEΛΛNHY;

ex: CNG eAuction 246;
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC16 viewsAR dr., 3,98gr, 21mm; Sellwood 46.13, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Margiane; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons joined at the ends; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn torque; w/single pellet finial; cuirass; crescent in upper right field; dotted border 11 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line garbled legend;

ex: H. Hass, Germany;
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC19 viewsAR dr., 3,51gr, 19,4mm; Sellwood 46.17, Shore 237, Sunrise -;
mint: Kangavar; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn torque; w/double pellet finial; cuirass; crescent in upper right field; dotted border 8 to 11h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below, o behind archer’s head; 7-line legend: first line off flan, BΛΣIΛE(ΩN) (Λ)PCΛK(o)V EVEPΓETo(V) ΔIKΛIIo (E)ΠIΦΛNoVC (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHNo(C);

ex: H. Hass, Germany;
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 3,93gr, 19mm; Sellwood 46.20, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in dots and dashes; multi-turn torque; w/single pellet finial; cuirass; crescent in upper right field; dotted border 11:30 to 12:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and a monogram above and below; 7-line legend: first 2 lines garbled, right line: (Λ)PCΛKoV, the 2 bottom lines garbled, (E)ΠIΦΛN:ooC (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHNo(C);

ex: CNG eAuction 264.
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IMGP3411Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC27 viewsFourrée dr., 3,53gr, 22,1mm; Sellwood 47.13var., Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Areia (?); axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn torque; crescent in upper right field, star in upper left; reed-and-pellet border 8 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line barely readable legend: BACIΛEΩC BACIΛEΩN ΛPCAK, the 2 bottom lines illegible as are the 2 left lines;

ex: M. Breitsprecher, MN.
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IMGP3415Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC11 viewsAR dr., 3,73gr, 18,5mm; Sellwood 47.22., Shore 249, Sunrise 374;
mint: Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and ribbon; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; crescent in upper right field, star in upper left;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram above and below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛLΩ BΛCILΩ ΛPCΛ, the 2 bottom lines are illegible, EΠIΦΛLI IIOCΛΛII;

ex: B. Peus, Auction 388.
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IMGP1509Orod2_combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC8 viewsAR dr., 3,73gr, 19,7mm; Sellwood 47.23., Shore 250, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; crescent in upper right field, star in upper left; dotted border 9 to 15h;

rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, x above and monogram below; 7-line legend: IΛCIΛLΓΩC IΛCILΓΩN ΛPCΛ, the 2 bottom lines are illegible, CΠIILΓIΩ IΛCΛΠΩ;

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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IMGP3435Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC7 viewsAR dr., 3,99gr, 21mm; Sellwood 47.29var.(σ above bow; torque), Shore 254var.(no wart on forehead; torque), Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; wart next to nose; multi-turn segmented(?) torque w/ pellet finial; star in left, crescent in right upper field;

rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram σ above and mint mark below; behind throne back anchor; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩΣ BΛCIΛEΩN (Λ)PΣΛKoO, the 2 bottom lines nonsense; EΠIΛ:(retrograde)N ΛEΛΛHNo;

ex: Pars Coins, CA..
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IMGP3453Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC30 viewsAR dr., 4,03gr, 20mm; Sellwood 48.7, Shore 259, Sunrise 380;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; wart on forehead; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; cuirass or tunic; star in left, crescent and star in right upper field; dotted border 11:30 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩC BAΣIΛEΩN ΛPCΛK(OV), bottom 2 lines off flan, (E)ΠIΦANoVC (ΦIΛ)EΛΛH(NOC);

ex: Pars Coins, CA.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC9 viewsAR dr., 4gr, 21mm; Sellwood 47.29var., Shore 254var., Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; royal wart on forehead and wart next to nose; multi-turn torque w/double pellet finial; star in left, crescent in right upper field; dotted border 9:30 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne back achor; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩΣ BΛCIΛEΩN ΛOCΛ, the 2 bottom lines illegible; EΠIΠIN EΛCΛΛNII; struck over an earlier coin;

ex: Pars Coins, CA..
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IMGP3427Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC4 viewsAR dr., 3,07gr, 20mm; Sellwood 47 type, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: unknown; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 1 ribbon; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard; royal wart on forehead (?); multi-turn torque; star in left, crescent in right upper field; dotted border 10 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, bow not visible and monogram off flan; 7-line legend: BΛCI.... BΛCI.... right side line off flan, the 2 bottom lines too weakly struck, EΠIΦΛNoVM ΦIΛEΛΛHNoC;

ex: B. Peus auction 404/405, part of multi-coin lot.
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IMGP3433Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC5 viewsAR dr., 3,93gr, 21,2mm; Sellwood 47.29var. (no σ above bow), Shore 256var. (no wart on forehead), Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; no royal wart on forehead but wart next to nose; multi-turn torque w/double pellet finial; star in left, crescent in right upper field;

rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram σ above and mint mark below; behind throne back anchor; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩΣ :ΛCIΛEΩN ΛPCΛVoO, the 2 bottom lines nonsense; EΠIΛIN ΛCΛΛNN;

ex: Pars Coins, CA..
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IMGP1545Orod2_combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC13 viewsAR dr., 3,84gr, 20,7mm; Sellwood 47.34, Shore 257, Sunrise -;
mint: Traxiane; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; multi-turn torque w/ single pellet finial; star in left, crescent in right upper field; dotted border 9 to 17h; copper deposits in left field;

rev.: archer, right, on seatless and backless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram T below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: IIΛCIΛΛ IIΛCIΛI ΛPV 4 nonsensical lines;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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IMGP3449Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 4,15gr, 19,2mm; Sellwood 48 type, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, pointed beard in 3 rows of curls; wart on forehead, multi-turn torque w/ sea-horse finial; cuirass or tunic; star in left, crescent and star in right upper field; dotted border 10:30 to 13:30h;

rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; no anchor; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN APΣAKo(Y), the 2 bottom lines are garbled, (EΠIΦ)ANoC (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHNO(Σ);
this appears to be a mule issue with an S.48 obverse and an early S.47 reverse; what is more likely is that it is a forgery.

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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IMGP3447Orod2combo+.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC27 viewsAR dr., 4,11gr, 19,8mm; Sellwood 48 type, Shore 264, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard in 3 rows of curls; fierce portrait; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; cuirass or tunic; star in left, crescent and star in right upper field; dotted border 9 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; no anchor; 7-line legend: IAΣIΛEΩΣ (BA)ΣIΛEΩH APΣAKo(Y), the 2 bottom lines are garbled, inner left line garbled (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHNO(Σ);
this appears to be a mule issue with an S.48 obverse and an early S.47 reverse; but cf. previous coin: there is a strong possibility of this being a forgery.


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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC8 viewsAR dr., 3,83gr, 20,1mm; Sellwood 48.6, Shore 258, Sunrise 378;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard; wart on forehead, multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; cuirass or tunic; star in left, crescent and star in right upper field; dotted border 11:30 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: BAC(IΛEΩC) BAΣIΛ(EΩC) right line off flan, (E)VERΓEToV ΔIKAIOY (E)ΠIΦANoYΣ (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNO(Σ);

ex: Pars Coins, CA.
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IMGP3455Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC13 viewsAR dr., 3,85gr, 18,6mm; Sellwood 48.8, Shore 260, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short pointed beard in 2 rows of curls; wart on forehead; pointed nose; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; tunic collar(?) visible; star in left, crescent and star in right upper field; dotted border 9 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne double anchor; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩ(N) ΛPCΛK(OV) (E)VEPΓET(oV off flan) ΔIKΛIoY (EΠI)ΦANoVC outside left line off flan;

ex: Pars Coins, CA.
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IMGP3462Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC7 viewsAR dr., 4,05gr, 19,3mm; Sellwood 48.9, Shore 261, Sunrise 381;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard in 2 rows of curls; wart on forehead; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; tunic collar(?) visible; star in left, crescent and star in right upper field; dotted border 10 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: BACIΛE(rest of line off flan) BΛCIΛEΩ(N) right side line blurred, bottom line mostly off flan ΔIKΛIoY EΠIΦANoVC ΦIΛEΛΛHN(rest off flan);

ex: Pars Coins, CA.
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IMGP3468Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC7 viewsAR dr., 4,09gr, 19,8mm; Sellwood 48.10, Shore 262, Sunrise 382;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 14h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 3-layer diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; wart on forehead; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; star in left, crescent and star in right upper field; dotted border 9:30 to 12h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN ΛPCΛKOV EYEPΓETo(Y) ΔIKΛ(I)oY inner left line totally blundered (off flan)EΛΛHN(off flan);

ex: Pars Coins, CA.

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IMGP3472Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC10 viewsAR dr., 4,09gr, 19,8mm; Sellwood 48.11, Shore 263, Sunrise 382;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 14h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 3-layer diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; wart on forehead; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; cuirass; star in left, crescent and star in right upper field; dotted border 9:30 to 11h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: PACIΛEΩC (BΛ)CIΛEΩN ΛPCΛK(OV) EYEPΓ(EToY) ΔIKΛIoY both left lines totally blundered

ex: Pars Coins, CA.

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IMGP3458Orod2hemicombo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC14 viewsAR obol., 0,53gr, 11,8mm; Sellwood 48.17, Shore -, Sunrise 386;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 wide ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; wart on forehead; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse(?) finial; dotted border 10 to 17h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 4-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN ΛPCΛKV VPΩΔOY, the last line being the name of the king.
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IMGP4461Orod2brcombo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC17 viewsAE 16, 3,67gr., 16,23mm;
Sellw.47type, Shore --;
mint: Ekbatana, axis : 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; 3-layer necklace; dotted border 10 - 16h;
rev.: stag w/large antlers, right, framed by 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩC BACIΛEΩN APCAKOY, bottom line illegible, EΠIΦANoY(C) (Φ)IΛEΛΛHN(oC); monogramm 34 at bottom right, monogr. 63 above stag’s rump;

ex: Persepolis Gallery, UK.
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IMGP4459Orod2brcombo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC15 viewsAE18, 3,75gr., 17,56mm;
Sellw. 43.13var. (no monogr.), Shore --;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; multi-layer necklace, pointed nose; dotted border 8:30 - 15:30h;
rev.: winged Pegasus gallopping or flying, right, framed by 8-line unreadable legend;

ex: Iranart, IR.
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IMGP4484Orod2brcombo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC18 viewsAE 9, 0,82gr., 8,94mm;
Sellw. 48type, Shore 532var.;
mint: ?, axis 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; star (or sun) and crescent in upper right field;
rev.: eagle standing, right, illegible legend;

ex: Canmoose Coin, CAN.
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IMGP4482Orod2brcombo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC19 viewsAE11, 1,3gr., 11mm;
Sellw. 47 type, Shore --;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; multi-layer necklace; star (sun?) in upper left, crescent in upper right field;
rev.: winged Nike walking, right, monogr. 34 at her feet on the right, 5 lines of illegible legend visible.
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IMGP0293Orod2tdrcombo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC15 viewsAR tdr., 15,29gr., 29,26mm;
Sellw. 46.4, Shore --, Sunrise --, PDC 41932;
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/broad diadem and 3 ribbons; hair in 5 med.-long corkscrew curls, mustache, short beard; multiple turn torque w/sea horse finial; studded tunic or cuirass w/star emblem on left chest; dotted border 10:30 to 16h; obv. portrait (imho) strongly resembles those of S. 45 tdrs;
rev.: king seated right on throne, facing standing Tyche w/palm wand in extended right hand and conucopia in left arm; 8-line legend forming square around the pair: BAΣIΛEΩ(Σ) BAΣIΛEΩ(N) APΣAKOY EVEPΓETOY ΔIKAIOY EΠIΦANOYΣ ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, bottom line ΞAN(ΔIKOY).

ex: Nisa Collection in CNG E-Auction 397, #249.
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IMGP4447Orod2brcombo~0.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 39 BC42 viewsAE18, 3,64gr., 17,64mm,
Sellw. 42.3, Shore 220;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 13h;
obv. : bare-headed, left, w/diadem and 3 ribbons joined at bottom; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; 3-layer torque; cuirass; on right side Nike w/diadem; almost complete dotted border;
rev.: eagle standing right, framed by 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN ΛPCΛKoY (ΦIΛ)oΠΛToPoC ΔIKΛIoY EΠIΦΛNoYC ΦIΛEΛΛHNoC; in front of eagle’s feet monogr. 34;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Orodes II., 57 -38 BC9 viewsAR dr., 3,96gr, 20,2mm; Sellwood 43.7, Shore 217, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 11h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; cuirass; dotted border 9 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line corrupted legend, blemish (test punch?) in left field;
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IMGP3413Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 -38 BC11 viewsAR dr., 3,33gr, 19,1mm; Sellwood 47.21., Shore 248var., Sunrise -;
mint: Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; crescent in upper right field, star in upper left;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram above and below; 7-line legend: totally garbled;

ex: B. Peus, Auction 388, ex: H. Berk, List 82.
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IMGP3409Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 -38 BC14 viewsAR dr., 3,75gr, 20,3mm; Sellwood 47.17., Shore 241, Sunrise -;
mint: Laodikeia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; crescent in upper right field, star in upper left; dotted border 11 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BACIΛE(Ω)C BACIΛEΩN ΛICΛK (the two bottom lines are illegible) EΠIΦΛHOVC ΦIΛLΛΛNN.
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IMGP1529Orod2_combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 -38 BC16 viewsAR dr., 3,74gr, 18,6mm; Sellwood 47.26, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, loop and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; wart on forehead; cuirass; crescent in upper right field, star in upper left;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛE BΛCIΛEΩΣ ΛPCΛK YEPΓETOV ΔIXΔIOY (the 2 bottom lines have to be read from the inside), IΠIΦΛNOY (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNo;

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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IMGP3367Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 -38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 4,00gr, 20mm; Sellwood 45type (unlisted mint) Shore -, Sunrise - ;
mint: Nisa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/pellet finial; dotted border 9 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend completely blundered.

ex: Den of Antiquity, UK.
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IMGP3371Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 -38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 3,92gr, 21mm; Sellwood 46.10var., Shore -, Sunrise - ;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, small loop and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard represented by dashes; multi-turn torque w/pellet finial; cuirass; in upper right field traces of removal of crescent;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN APCΛKo(V)EVEPIIETo(V) ΛIoIΛoIV (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦΛNoV:C ΦIΛE:ΛΛNoYII;

ex: CNG eAuction 246.
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IMGP3389Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 -38 BC13 viewsAR dr., 3,82gr, 21,7mm; Sellwood 46.22, Shore 238, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 1 row of longer dashes; multi-turn torque; w/single pellet finial; crescent in upper right field; dotted border 8 to 13:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and a monogram above (ΘE ligate) and below; 7-line legend: IΛCIΛEΩC IΛCIΛEΩN ΛICΛKoV EVEIΓEToV ΛIKAIoV (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦΛNoVC (ΦIΛEΛΛ)HNoC

ex: CNG Auction 84.
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IMGP3280Orod2tdrcombo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 38 BC47 viewsAR tdr., 15,19gr, 29,3mm; Sellwood 48.1, Shore 212, Sunrise 375 - 377;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, mustache, short beard; wart in center of forehead; multi-turn torque w/ horse(?) finial; star in left; cuirass w/griffin on chest; dotted border 14:30 to 20h;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne, holding staff in left hand; pellet between throne legs; on king’s outstretched arm Nike offering diadem; 7-line legend: BACIΛE(ΩC) BACIΛEΩ(N) APCAKO(Y) EVERΓEToY ΔIKAIOY EΠIΦANOC ΦIΛEΛΛHNOC; long exergual line.
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IMGP3349Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 to 38 BC16 viewsAR dr., 3,89gr, 19,8mm; Sellwood 45.19, Shore 229var., Sunrise - ;
mint: Susa; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/ single pellet finial; cuirass;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, x above and monogram and dot below; 7-line legend: ΒΛCIΛΕΩC BΛCΙΛΕΩΝ ΛΡCΛKoV EVEPΓEToV ΔIKΛIoV EΠIΦΛNoVC ΦIΛEΛΛHN(o)C; almost uncirculated;

ex: M Cohen, Israel.
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IMGP3355Orod2combo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 to 38 BC17 viewsAR dr., 3,72gr, 20mm; Sellwood 45.27, Shore -, Sunrise - ;
mint: Traxiane; axis: 12h;
AR dr., 3,82gr, 18,1mm; Sellwood 45.27, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Traxiane; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; cuirass; dotted border 10 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in both hands and monogram below; 7-line legend:
BΛCIΛEΛC BACIΛE(ΩN) ΛPCΛ..., the 2 bottom lines are illegible, EΠIΦΛ retrograde NoV (ΦI)ΛEΛH retrograde No(C);

ex: Pars Coins
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IMGP2557Mith3tdrcombo.jpg
Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC21 viewsBI tdr., 15,02gr, mm; Sellwood 44.1, Shore - , Sunrise 355 (Mithradates IV);
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard; multi-turn torque w/pellet finial; cuirass; dotted border 7 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand; 5-line legend: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN (M)EΓAΛOV APΣAKOV KAI KTIΣT(OV); exergual line; KTIΣTOΣ meaning: founder - S. 44.1 is the only coin using this epithet (to my knowledge);

ex: the David Sellwood Collection, Baldwin's Auction #90. A SELLWOOD PLATE COIN (David Sellwood, The Coinage of Parthia, second edition, 1980).
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC33 viewsAR dr., 2,99gr, 18,34mm; Sellwood 42.2, Shore 219, Sunrise 360;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 broad ribbons joined at the ends; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn endless torque; cuirass; in right field large goddess (Nike?) offering diadem; dotted border 10 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow and monogram below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛCΩC BΛCIΛLΩN Λ:ΣΛKoY ΦIΛoΠΛTo:oC ΔIKΛIoY (the last 2 lines to be read from the inside) (C)ΠIΦΛNoVC (ΦI)ΛCΛΛHNoC;

ex: B. Peus Auction 382/383.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC12 viewsAR dr., 4,12gr, 20mm; Sellwood 43.5, Shore 216, Sunrise 362;
mint: Court at Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; multi-turn endless torque; cuirass; dotted border 10 to 17;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: IΛΣIΛEΩΣ :ΛΣIΛEΩN (Λ)PΣΛKoY EVoΛVΓTo(retrograde)Σ ΔIIΛVMoE(to be read from the inside) EMoIΦVEΛE ΦIΛEΛΛHNoΣ
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;

ex: CNG eAuction 246.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC9 viewsAR dr., 4,06gr, 19mm; Sellwood 45.15var. (legend), Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Court at Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/double pellet finial at a sharp upward angle; distinct wart the base of the nostril; cuirass; dotted border 7 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN VPCVKoV VΛE retrograde ΓPTEV HΛETV, the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside, EEIΛΦNoVΣ (ΦIΛ)EΛΛNNoVΣ

ex: D. Grotjohann, Germany.
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC33 viewsAR dr., 4,02gr, 19,8mm; Sellwood 45.12, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short curly beard; multi-turn torque w/single pellet finial; cuirass; dotted border 9:30 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN ΛPCΛKoV EVEPΓET(oV) ΔIKΛIoV (the last 2 lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦΛNo(V)C (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNoC;
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Orodes II., 57 - 38 BC20 viewsAR dr., 3,70gr, 19,22mm; Sellwood 48.12, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Areia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; wart on forehead; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse(?) finial; star in left, crescent and star in right upper field; dotted border 10 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on legless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne anchor; 7-line legend: ΛIΛHΠH ΛIΛHΛI IIVH IIHΛIΛHI IIΛIΛH IINΛIΛHI HVIHH IVONIUH;
apparently an issue of an Eastern mint or a copy thereof;

ex: Pars Coins, CA.
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Orodes II., 57 - 39 BC14 viewsAE16, 2,38gr., 16,35mm;
Sellw. 42.3, Shore 220;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and 3 ribbons joined at bottom; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; 3-layer torque; cuirass; on right side Nike w/diadem; dotted border 9 - 16h;
rev.: eagle standing right, framed by 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN (ΛPCΛKoY) (ΦIΛoΠΛToPoC) (ΔIKΛIoY) EΠIΦΛNoYC ΦIΛEΦΛHNoC;

ex: Intercollecteur, FRA.
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Orodes II., 57 -38 BC17 viewsAR dr., 3,93gr, 20mm; Sellwood 45type, unlisted mint, Shore -, Sunrise - ;
mint: Margiane; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad diadem, knot and 2 or 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard represented by 3 lines; multi-turn torque w/o finial; dotted border 10 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram above and below; 7-line legend: BΛCIΛEΩC BΛCIΛEΩN ΛENOC (right line to be read from the outside) ΠVEΠΦIΛO OVCKIΦICY (to be read from the outside) ΛPCΛKΠVCΛO ΛTOPOCΛIKΛ - beautifully executed letters but after the first 2 lines total nonsense;

ex: Pars Coins.
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