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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC31 viewsAR tdr., 14,14gr, 26.7mm; Sellwood 51.1-6., Shore 270., Sunrise 388;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ 3-layer broad diadem and ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, mustache, short beard; wart on temple; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; cuirass w/star on shoulder; dotted border 9 to 14h;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing goddess offering palm branch in outstretched right hand while holding cornucopia in left arm; dot under throne seat; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩΣ BACIΛEΩN APΣAK(OY off flan) EYEPΓETO(Y off flan) ΔIKAIOY (mostly off flan, the bottom line to be read rom the inside), EΠIΦΛNOY(Σ) ΦIΛEΛΛHN(OΣ last letters of both left lines off flan); exergual line; between throne legs the year HoC (278 Sel.= 35 BC);

ex: Triton VII auction (CNG), ex: Superior, June 1982 (Miguel Muñoz collection).
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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD10 viewsAR dr., 3,40gr, 19,1mm; Sellwood 56.13var. (mint mark), Shore 320, Sunrise -;
mint: Nisa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long pointed beard in rows of dashes; 3-turn necklace; crescent and star in left, Nike offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 11 to 15:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram (reversed NI) below; behind throne large unidentified object (fire altar?); totally stylized meaningless legend.
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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD16 viewsAE dr., 2,87gr, 16,9mm; Sellwood 56 type, Shore -, Sunrise -; unlisted type?
mint: unknown; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long tapered beard; 3-turn necklace; crescent and star in left, Nike offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 10 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, no monogram below; behind archer’s head star; totally stylized meaningless legend,

ex: Gitbud & Naumann, Germany.
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Musa and Phraatakes, 2 - 4 AD42 viewsBI dr., 3,14gr, 19mm; Sellwood 58.11, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa(?); axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3-layer diadem, knot and 2 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, medium-long beard squared off at the end; necklace; goddess offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 8 to 14h;
rev.: female head, right, w/3-layer diadem, and 2 ribbons; probably no tiara; the hair is swept over the ear to form a bun-like tuft; double necklace; palm branch in upper left field, below a horizontal bar; traces of legend on left rim;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différentes Types;

ex: The David Sellwood Collection in Baldwin’s Auction 90 (2014).
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Musa and Phraatakes, 2 - 4 AD65 viewsBI tdr., 12,56gr, 28,1mm; Sellwood 58.1var.(month), Shore 323, Sunrise 403var.;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4 layer diadem and ribbon; at the ribbon end year date BIT(?)=1 AD; short hair in 2 waves, mustache, medium-long tapered beard; wart; earring, multiple necklace; cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of opposing dashes; traces of goddess in the right and left upper field; legend: BACI ΛEΩ C BACI ΛEΩ N only partially visible; dotted border 8 to 10:30h;
rev.: female head, right, w/tiara and double diadem below, 2 loops and 2 ribbons; the tiara consists of 5 large pearls in a row, above a row of 8 smaller pearls and above them another row of medium-sized pearls - the remainder of the tiara is off the flan; earrings and a pearl necklace, multiple necklace below, 2 more strings of pearls across the breast, the shoulders are covered by a folded robe; between the diadem ribbons and the neck the letters ΔAI=ΔAIΣIOY (May); legend: Θ EAC O(YPANIAC MOYCHC) BACI
Λ ICHC; dotted border 5 to 10h; very dark patina;

ex: The New York Sale XXXIV (2014)
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC24 viewsAR tdr., 14,19gr, 28mm; Sellwood 51.28(?)., Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard; wart on forehead; multi-turn torque; cuirass;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing goddess offering palm branch in outstretched right hand while holding cornucopia in left arm; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩ(C) BACIΛEΩN APΣAKO(V off flan) EYEPΓEToY ΔIKAIOY (the bottom line to be read from the inside), EΠIΦΛNOYC (ΦIΛ off flan)EΛΛHNO(C off flan); exergual line; below bottom line in exergue the month XAN (Xandikou)and the year ZΠ(C) (287 Sel.= 26 BC);

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC37 viewsAR tdr., 14,79gr, 30,9mm; Sellwood 52.4, Shore 273, Sunrise 391var. (date);
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, medium-long beard squared at the end; wart on side of forehead; multi-turn torque; cuirass w/ eagle on shoulder and star on chest; dotted border 8:30 to 15h;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing helmeted goddess offering diadem in outstretched right hand while holding lance in left arm; dot between throne legs; 7-line legend: (B)AΣIΛC(ΩΣ) BAΣIΛCΩ(N) APΣAKOY CVCPΓCTV ΔIKAIOV (the bottom line to be read rom the inside), (C)ΠIΦΛNOYΣ (ΦIΛ off flan)CΛΛHNOΣ ; below bottom line in exergue the year HΠΣ (25 BC) and the month ΠANHMO(V) (June);

ex: Pars Coins.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC16 viewsAR tdr., 14,59gr, 30,9mm; Sellwood 52type, Shore 274var.(rev.), Sunrise 391var. (rev.);
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, medium-long beard squared at the end; wart on side of forehead; multi-turn torque; cuirass w/ star on chest; dotted border almost complete;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing goddess (w/halo?) offering diadem in outstretched right hand while holding cornucopia in left arm; 7-line legend: BACIΛ(EΩC) BACIΛEΩ(N) APCAKO(V) EVEIΓEToV ΔIKAIOV (the bottom line to be read rom the inside), EΠIΦΛNoYC (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNo(C); exergual line; below bottom line in exergue illegible date;

Mule w/52 obv. and 51 rev.?

ex: Davies Mews, London, UK.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC18 viewsAR tdr., 15,22gr, 30,2mm; Sellwood 54.6, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 6 perpendicular spirals, mustache, short pointed beard; wart on side of forehead; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; cuirass w/ star on shoulder; dotted border 9 to 16h;
rev.: king,l eft, on throne holding staff in his left hand, w/winged goddess on his outstretched right arm offering diadem; year ΠC (33 BC) between the legs of the throne ; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN APΣAKOY EYEPΓETOY ΔIKAIOY (the bottom line to be read rom the inside), EΠIΦΛNOYC (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHNO(C); exergual line; below bottom line in exergue YΠEP (YΠEPBEPETAIOY = September);
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC22 viewsAR dr., 3,47gr, 19,1mm; Sellwood 50.15, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem, knot and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long pointed beard; earring, torque; wart on forehead; large Nike holding diadem over king’s head in upper right field;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 7-line completely blundered legend;
poor quality metal and workmanship for a special issue;

ex: CNG auction 66; ex: Spink 1987 (F. Assar Collection).
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC41 viewsAR dr., 3,98gr, 20,1mm; Sellwood 51.44, Shore 275, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 11h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem, loop and 3 ribbons joined at the ends; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard; segmented necklace w/center medallion; wart on forehead; cuirass w/star on chest
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 7-line legend: OACIΛEΩO OACIΛEΩV ΛPΣΛK EVEPΓETo >IKΛIoY EΠIΦANoVΣ (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNo(Σ);
a Sellwood plate coin;

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 90 (ex: David Sellwood Collection).
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC37 viewsAR tdr., 15,29gr, 30mm; Sellwood 51 type, Shore 269, Sunrise 388;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short beard; wart on temple; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; dotted border 10 to 14:30h;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing goddess offering palm branch in outstretched right hand while holding cornucopia in left arm; dot under throne seat, crescent above goddess; 7-line legend: BACIΛ(EΩC off flan) BACIΛEΩN (APCAKOV off flan) EYEPΓET(OY off flan) (ΔI off flan)KAIOY (the bottom line to be read rom the inside), EΠIΦΛNOYC ΦIΛEΛΛHNOC; exergual line; month in exergue illegible, between throne legs the year AΠC (281 Sel.= 32 BC).
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC32 viewsAR tdr., 14,1gr, 30mm; Sellwood 50.2var., Shore 268var., Sunrise 387;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem, loop and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 6 perpendicular spirals, mustache, short beard in 3 rows of curls; multi-turn torque w/sea-horse finial; cuirass w/star on shoulder and griffin or bird on chest; dotted border 7:30 to 12h;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing goddess offering diadem in outstretched right hand while holding cornucopia in left arm; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩ(C off flan) BACIΛEΩN APCAKOV EYEPΓEToV ΔIXΔIOV (the bottom line to be read rom the inside), EΠIΦΛNOYC (Φ off flan)IΛEΛΛHNOC; exergual line; below bottom line the month ΓOPΠ (Gorpiaios), between throne legs the year EoC (275 Sel.= 36/35 BC);

ex: New York Sale XXXIV (Baldwin’s) ex: David Sellwood Collection.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC33 viewsAR dr., 3,83gr, 17,7mm; Sellwood 52.10, Shore 276, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 3-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long beard bent back at the tip; necklace; wart on forehead; in right upper field eagle offering diadem; a very Eastern looking portrait from Ekbatana;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BΛΣIΛEΩN APΣAK(oV) ΔIKAIoV (E)VEPΓETo(V) (the 2 previous lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦANoVΣ (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHN(oΣ);

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC17 viewsAR dr., 3,58gr, 18,2mm; Sellwood 52.10, Shore 276, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons joined at the ends; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long beard squared off at the tip; segmented necklace w/center medallion; wart on forehead; cuirass; in right upper field eagle offering diadem; stern looking face, transition to the Eastern looking series from Ekbatana;
rev.: archer, right, on legless and seatless throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BΛΣIΛEΩN APΣAKoV ΔIKAIoV EVEPΓETo(V) (the 2 previous lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦANoVC (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHN(oC);

ex: H. Lanz, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC19 viewsAR dr., 3,66gr, 21,8mm; Sellwood 52.10, Shore 276, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard in 3 rows of curls; segmented necklace w/center medallion; wart on forehead; cuirass; in right upper field eagle on line offering diadem; dotted border 7 to 13h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 7-line legend: BΛ(C)IΛEΩC BΛCI(Λ)EΩN ΛPΣΛ(KoV) ΔIKAIoV (E)VEPΓEToV (the 2 previous lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦANoVΣ ΦIΛEΛΛHNo(Σ).
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC9 viewsAR dr., 3,97gr, 18,78mm; Sellwood 52.11, Shore 279, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 3-layer diadem, loop and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard in 5 rows of curls; segmented necklace; wart on forehead; in right upper field eagle on line offering diadem; cuirass/tunic;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one vise-like hand and monogram below bow; 7-line nonsensical legend;

ex: Triskeles Auction 9.
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Phraates IV, 38 - 2 BC16 viewsAR dr., 3,95gr, 24,3mm; Sellwood 52.11, Shore 279, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 3-layer diadem, loop and 3 ribbons joined at the ends; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard in 3 rows of curls; segmented necklace; wart on forehead; cuirass; in right upper field eagle on line offering diadem; dotted border 9 to 18h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; the 7-line legend is illegible because of inadequate rev. flan preparation or double strike;

ex: B. Peus Auction 388/389, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC13 viewsAR dr., 3,71gr, 19,7; Sellwood 52.12, Shore 280, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 3-layer diadem, loop and 3 ribbon;, medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard in 4 rows of curls and squared off at the tip; segmented necklace; wart on forehead; cuirass/tunic; dotted border 10 to 14:30;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 7-line botched legend;

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC11 viewsAR dr., 3,80gr, 19,3mm; Sellwood 52.13, Shore 281, Sunrise 392;
mint: court at Rhagai; axis: 10h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad diadem, loop and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard in rows of curls; segmented necklace; wart on forehead; in right upper field eagle offering diadem; cuirass/tunic; dotted border 12 to 17h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one vise-like hand and monogram below bow; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛE(ΩΣ off flan) BAΣIΛC(ΩN off flan) ΛPCΛKoV ΔI(remainder of word blundered), bottom line blundered, EΠIΦΛIIoC (ΦIΛ off flan)EΛΛHN(oC off flan);

ex: J. Elsen Auction 69.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC9 viewsAR dr., 3,39gr, 19,1mm; Sellwood 52.14var., Shore 282var., Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 2-layer diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long pointed beard; wart on forehead; in right upper field eagle offering diadem; dotted border 9:30 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one vise-like hand and monogram below bow; monogram behind head; 7-line legend: 1st line off flan, ......ΩN (ΛP)CΛVoΛ, bottom 2 lines illegible, LIΛIN (ΦIΛEΛΛ off flan)HNO;


ex: Ancient Imports, USA.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC18 viewsAR dr., 2,97gr, 18,4mm; Sellwood 52.15var.(monogram)., Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12:30h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 3-layer diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short pointed beard; the eagle in the right upper field has been removed, possibly from the coin (cf. the two marks on the rev.); traces of dotted border 12 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; monogram (upside down T) behind head; 7-line blundered legend; top line mostly off flan, BΛCIΛCΩN, the rest is illegible;

ex: Windsor Antiquities, USA
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC12 viewsAR dr., 3,64gr, 20,1mm; Sellwood 52.16., Shore 283, Sunrise 293;
mint: Laodikeia; axis: 13:h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem, loop and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard; segmented necklace; in the right upper field eagle on line offering diadem; dotted border 10 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 7-line legend; BAΣIΛEΩ(Σ) BAΣIΛEΩN AIC(rest off flan) (E)VEPΓET(oV) ΔIKΛIoV (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦANVΣ (Φ)IΛEΛΛHN(oΣ)

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC28 viewsAR dr., 3,63gr, 18,35mm; Sellwood 52.22, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long shaped beard; wart on forehead; segmented necklace w/center medallion; in the right upper field eagle on line offering diadem; dotted border 11 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow, monogram H behind head; 6-line legend visible; OACIΛEΛC OACIΛE(ΛN) (E)VEIΓETOV ΔIKΛIOV (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦANOYC (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNOC;

ex: Indus Valley Coins, UK.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC9 viewsAR dr., 3,23gr, 19,7mm; Sellwood 52.21, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa; axis: 13:h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long shaped beard; segmented necklace w/center medallion; in the right upper field eagle on line offering diadem; dotted border 10 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow, second bow; 7-line legend; BΛCIΛEΩC(mostly off flan) BΛCIΛEΩ(N) APCΛVo(V) CICIΓCOV ΔIKΛIoV (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) (E)ΠIΦΛNVC (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHNCC;

ex: Civitas Gallery, ex: Numismatic Fine Arts, USA.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC16 viewsAR dr., 4,06gr, 20,35mm; Sellwood 52.30, Shore 285, Sunrise -;
mint: court at Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long shaped beard; wart on forehead; in the right upper field eagle offering diadem; dotted border 10 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow, tree (or palm wand) behind throne; 6-line legend visible; ΛΛCIΛCΩC ΛΛCIΛEΩN ΛIC(ΛKoV off flan), bottom line missing, ΔIKΛIOV (the last line to be read from the inside) EΠIΦANOY ΦIΛEΛΛHN(OC off flan);

ex: H.D. Rauch Auction Summer 2010.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC8 viewsAR dr., 3,96gr, 19mm; Sellwood 52.30, Shore 285, Sunrise -;
mint: court at Susa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 3-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long shaped beard; wart on forehead; in the right upper field eagle offering diadem; dotted border 11 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow, tree (or palm wand) behind throne; 6-line legend visible; 1. line off flan, ΛΛCIΛE(ΩN) (Λ)ICΛKoV CVCRΓCT(OV) ΔIKΛIOI (the last 2 lines to be read from the inside) (EΠ off flan)IΦANOYC (ΦIΛ off flan)CΛΛHNOC;

ex: Den of Antiquities, UK.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC13 viewsAR dr., 3,77gr, 19,7mm; Sellwood 52.31var.(exergual line), Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: court at Susa; axis: 14:30h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long shaped beard; wart on forehead; segmented necklace w/center medallion; in the right upper field eagle on line offering diadem; dotted border 13:30 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; 6-line legend visible; 1. line off flan, IΛCIΛCΩ(C) IΛCIΛCΩN ΛICIΛO CVCIΓ(rest off flan) ΔIKΛIOV (the last 2 lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦANO(VC) outside left line off flan; very large straight exergual line;

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC10 viewsAR dr., 3,76gr, 20,4mm; Sellwood 52.32var.(star on rev.), Shore 288, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 3-layer diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard; warts on forehead and next to nostril; segmented necklace w/center medallion; in the right upper field eagle on line offering diadem; dotted border 12 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow, star behind throne; 6-line garbled legend visible;

ex: B. Peus Auction 388, ex: B. Peus Auction 376
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC13 viewsAR dr., 3,91gr, 19,4mm; Sellwood 52.32/33var.(symbol behind head on rev.), Shore 288var.(same), Sunrise 395;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 3-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short pointed beard in 2 rows of curls; warts on forehead and next to nostril; segmented necklace w/center medallion; in the right upper field eagle on line offering diadem; dotted border 12 to 15:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow, star behind throne, large σ above bow; 7-line legend visible: BΛCIΛEΩ(C) IΛCIΛEΩN, the following 4 lines are garbled, (ΦI)ΛCΛΛNN(OC);

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC11 viewsAR dr., 3,71gr, 19,4mm; Sellwood 52.35, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 3-layer diadem, loop and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short pointed beard in 4 rows of curls; wart on forehead; segmented necklace w/center medallion; in the right upper field eagle on dotted line offering diadem; faint dotted border 10:30 to 15:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one vise-like hand, monogram below bow, crescent behind head; 7-line partial legend visible: (BΛC)IΛEΩ(C) BACIΛEΩ(N), the remaining lines are broken up;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;

ex: B. Peus Auction 388.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC20 viewsAR dr., 3,51gr, 17,9mm; Sellwood 52.36, Shore 287, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 13:30h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long shaped pointed beard in rows of curls; warts on forehead and next to nostril; necklace; in the right upper field eagle offering diadem; dotted border 11 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram below bow, eagle w/diadem behind head; 7-line legend: BAΣIΛEΩ(Σ) BAΣIΛEΩN AIΣAKoV EVEIΓCT(o)V ΔIKAIoV (the previous 2 lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦANoVΣ (Φ)IΛEΛΛHN(oΣ)

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC21 viewsAR dr., 3,89gr, 19,7mm; Sellwood 53 type, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Areia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, short beard; wart on forehead; necklace w/center medallion; in the right upper field eagle, in the left a star; dotted border 7:30 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram below bow, eagle w/diadem behind head; 7-line totally garbled legend;

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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC14 viewsAR dr., 3,01gr, 18,2mm; Sellwood 53.4, Shore 294, Sunrise -;
mint: Kangavar; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard; wart on forehead; segmented necklace; in the right upper field eagle w/diadem, in the left a star; dotted border 11 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram below bow, star behind head; 7-line legend of which only the 2 top lines are legible: BΛCIΛEΩ(C) BΛCIΛEΩ(N).
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC10 viewsAR dr., 3,57gr, 18mm; Sellwood 53.5, Shore 295, Sunrise -;
mint: Laodikeia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard; wart on forehead; segmented necklace; in the right upper field eagle w/diadem, in the left a star; dotted border 11 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram below bow, star behind head; 7-line legend of which only 3 lines are legible: BΛCIΛEΩ(C) BΛCIΛEΩ(N) Λ(P)CΛKo(V).

ex: Canmoose, CAN.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC11 viewsAR dr., 3,67gr, 18,8mm; Sellwood 53.6var.(obv. star removed) , Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 14:30h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ broad 4-layer diadem, loop and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard squared off at the tip; warts on forehead and next to nostril; segmented necklace w/center medallion; in the right upper field eagle on dotted line offering diadem, the star in the left upper field has been removed; dotted border 12 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow, star behind throne; 6-line garbled legend visible;
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC23 viewsAR dr., 3,86gr, 17mm; Sellwood 53.6, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-layer diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long shaped beard; warts on forehead and next to nostril; segmented necklace; in the right upper field eagle on line w/diadem, in the left a star; dotted border 10 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram below bow, star behind head; 7-line meaningless legend;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;

ex: W. Derfler, Germany.
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IMGP3588Phr4combo.jpg
Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC11 viewsAR dr., 3,74gr, 20,2mm; Sellwood 54.7, Shore 297, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long shaped beard; wart on forehead; segmented necklace; in the right upper field eagle on line w/diadem, in the left crescent and star; dotted border 10 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram below bow; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩC BACIΛEΩN APCAKOY EYEPΓETOY ΔIKAIOY (the previous 2 lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦANOYC (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNIC;

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC10 viewsAR dr., 3,44gr, 19mm; Sellwood 54.12, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Nisa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3-layer diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard; wart on forehead; in the right upper field eagle w/diadem, in the left crescent and star; dotted border 9 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram N(retrograde)I below bow, large monogram behind throne; 3-line meaningless legend;

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC37 viewsAR dr., 3,82gr, 18,53mm; Sellwood 54.12var.(mint monogram), Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Nisa; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3-layer diadem and 3 ribbons, each with a knot and fastened at the top, the middle, and the bottom of the head; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard; warts on forehead and next to nostril; in the right upper field eagle w/diadem, in the left crescent and star; dotted border 10 to 14h; -- a portrait like a modern drawing;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand: monogram behind throne, monogram NI below bow; 3-line meaningless legend;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types, as Sellw. 56.14 (Phraatakes).
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC17 viewsAR dr., 3,49gr, 17,6mm; Sellwood 54.13, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Rhagai; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3-layer diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard square-cut at the end; wart on nostril; in the right upper field eagle on line w/diadem, in the left crescent and star; dotted border 10 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram below bow; 7-line legend:
(B)ACIΛEΩ(C) BACIΛEΩN ΛIAK(OV) ΔIKIAIO, bottom line illegible, EΠIΦAN(OVC) (ΦIΛ off flan)ELLHN(OC off flan);
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;

ex: B. Peus Auction384/385.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC18 viewsAR dr., 3,67gr, 18,6mm; Sellwood 54.14, Shore 301, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem, knot and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard in 2 rows of curls; warts on forehead and nostril; necklace; in the right upper field eagle on line w/diadem, in the left crescent, no star;
rev.: archer, right, on seatless throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram below bow, eagle behind throne; meaningless 5-line legend;

ex: J. Elsen Auction V 70.
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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD11 viewsAR dr., 3,49gr, 19,3mm; Sellwood 56.type, Shore 321, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long pointed beard in rows of dashes; 3-turn necklace; crescent and star in left, Nike offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 11 to 15:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne the large reversed letter K; totally stylized meaningless legend;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;

ex: B. Peus Auction 386/387.
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IMGP3610Phraacombo.jpg
Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD34 viewsAR dr., 3,57gr, 20mm; Sellwood 56.6, Shore 317, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long beard in 2 rows of curls; 3-turn necklace; crescent and star in left, Nike offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 11 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; totally stylized meaningless legend.

ex: David Sellwood Collection in Baldwin’s Auction 90, multiple coin lot.
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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD35 viewsAR dr., 3,48gr, 18,7mm; Sellwood 56.7, Shore 318, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long beard in 2 rows of curls; 3-turn necklace; crescent and star in left, Nike offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 11 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind archer’s head +; totally stylized meaningless legend.

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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD12 viewsAR dr., 3,72gr, 21,66mm; Sellwood 56.13, Shore 319, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long pointed beard in rows of dashes; 3-turn necklace; crescent and star in left, Nike offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 9 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below (archer has 3 arms!); behind throne fire altar?; totally stylized meaningless legend.

ex: David Sellwood Collection in Baldwin’s auction 90, from multiple coin lot.
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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD21 viewsAR dr., 3,72gr, 19mm; Sellwood 56.10, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/2 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long beard in 2 rows of curls; 3-turn necklace; crescent and star in left, Nike offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 9 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind archer’s head o; totally stylized meaningless legend.

ex: Pars Coins, CA.
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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD34 viewsAR dr., 3,97gr, 20,7mm; Sellwood 57.13, Shore 322, Sunrise 402;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard squared off at the end; multiple necklace; goddess offering diadem in left and right upper field;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BACIΛ(EΩC) BACIΛEΩ(N) (A)PCAKOY EVEPΓETOY ΔIKAIOY (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) EΠIΦAKOC ΦIΛEΛΛHKOC;

ex: CNG Triton IX.
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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD11 viewsAR dr., 3,72gr, 19,3mm; Sellwood 57.13, Shore 322, Sunrise 402;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard squared off at the end; multiple necklace; goddess offering diadem in left and right upper field;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩ(C) BACIΛEΩ(N) APCAKOY EVEPΓETO(Y) ΔIKAIOY (the 2 bottom lines to be read from the inside) (E)ΠIΦAKOYC (ΦIΛEΛ)ΛHKOC;

ex: CNG Triton II.
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IMGP3634Phr_Mcombo.jpg
Musa and Phraatakes, 2 - 4 AD48 viewsAR dr., 3,66gr, 18,8mm; Sellwood 58.9, Shore 324, Sunrise 404;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, medium-long beard squared off at the end; multiple necklace; goddess offering diadem in left and right upper field; dotted border 8 to 14h;
rev.: female head, right, w/3-tier tiara and double diadem below, 2 loops and 2 ribbons; tiara consisting of 2 layers of decorated with different size pearls topped off by a crown-like arrangement of 3 pearls; the hair is swept over the ear to form a bun-like tuft; multiple necklaces, the top one w/a center medallion; legend in front of and behind head: MOUCHC BAC(IΛICHC) ΘEAC OYPANIA(C); mint monogram in lower left field;

ex: Stack’s, NY.
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Tiridates, 29 - 26 BC18 viewsBI tdr., 15,12gr, 27,4mm; Sellwood 55.4, Shore 307var.(month), Sunrise 397(Uncertain usurper-Tiridates?);
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, long pointed beard squared at the end; no wart; triple necklace; tunic/cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of x's; dotted border 14 to 7h;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne w/Nike on outstretched right arm offering diadem, the left holding lance or staff behind him; year EΠΣ=27 BC between throne legs and the month APTE(MIΣTIOV)= April in exergue; 7-line legend: BACIΛ(EΩΣ) BACIΛ(EΩN) (AP)ΣA(KOY) EVERΓET(OY) ΔIKAIOY (E)ΠIΦANOYΣ (Φ)IΛEΛΛHNoΣ.

ex: CNG 36 (12/95).
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Tiridates, 29 - 26 BC17 viewsBI tdr., 14,61gr, 28,4mm; Sellwood 55.5var.(month), Shore 308var., Sunrise 398(Uncertain usurper - Tiridates?);
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4 layer diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, long pointed beard squared at the end; no wart; triple necklace; tunic/cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of x's; dotted border 11 to 16h;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne w/Nike on outstretched right arm offering diadem, the left holding lance or staff behind him; dot between feet; year EΠΣ=27 BC between throne legs and the month ΔAIΣI(OY)= May in exergue; 7-line legend: BACIΛE(ΩΣ) BACIΛEΩN APΣAKO(Y) EVEIΓETo(Y) ΔIKAIoY EΠIΦANOYΣ (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHN(OΣ).

ex: CNG 6 (05/04), ex: Nomisma (San Marino) 9 (05/97).

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Tiridates, 29 - 26 BC12 viewsBI tdr., 11,89gr, 27mm; Sellwood 55.5, Shore 308var.(month), Sunrise 398var. (Uncertain usurper - Tiridates?);
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4 layer diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, long pointed beard squared at the end; no wart; triple necklace; tunic/cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of x’s; dotted border 11:30 to 14h;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne w/Nike on outstretched right arm offering diadem, the left holding lance or staff behind him; year EΠΣ=27 BC between throne legs and the month Γ ΔAIΣI= May in exergue; 7-line legend: BACIΛ(EΩΣ) BACIΛ(EΩN) (APΣAKOY) (E)VEIΓET(OY) ΔIKAIOY (EΠI)ΦANOYΣ (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHNOΣ.
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Tiridates, 29 - 26 BC15 viewsBI tdr., 13,64gr, 26,3mm; Sellwood 55.11var. (second A), Shore 310var.(second A), Sunrise 399var.(second A) Mithradates;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4 layer diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, long pointed beard squared at the end; no wart; triple necklace; tunic/cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of dashes;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne w/bow in right hand and monogram above bow, the left hand holding lance or staff behind him; A between throne legs and a second smaller A between the kings legs; 7-line legend: (BACIΛEΩΣ) BACIΛEΩ(N) APΣAKO(Y) EVEIΓETO(Y) ΔIKAIoY (A)PTEM(IΣTIOV); ΦΛ NO (ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ); no year; exergual line.

ex: Windsor Antiquities, ex: CNG 36.
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Tiridates, 29 - 26 BC18 viewsBI tdr., 10,37gr, 28,4mm; Sellwood 55.10var.(no A), Shore 310var.(no A), Sunrise 399var.(no A) Mithradates;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4 layer diadem and 4 ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, long pointed beard squared at the end; no wart; triple necklace; tunic/cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of dashes;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne w/bow in right hand and monogram above bow, the left hand holding lance or staff behind him; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩ(Σ) BACIΛEΩN APΣAKOY EVEIΓEToY ΔIKAIoY (A)PTEM(IΣTIOV) (E)ΠIΦΛNOVΣ (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHN(OΣ); exergual line.
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IMGP3651Phraacombo.jpg
Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD13 viewsBI tdr., 14,05gr, 28,9mm; Sellwood 57 type, Shore 314var.(month), Sunrise 401 type;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, mustache, long tapered beard rounded at the end; wart; earring, multiple necklace; tunic/cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of dashes; goddess in the right and left upper field; dotted border 9 to 13h;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne w/bow in right hand, the year AIT (= 1 BC); 7-line legend: (BACIΛEΩΣ) BACIΛ(EΩN) (APΣAKOY) EVEPΓET(OY) ΔIKAIOY OCITP (E)ΠIΦΛNOVC (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHNOC; exergual line.

ex: G. Clarke, VA.
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IMGP3653Phraacombo.jpg
Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD16 viewsBI tdr., 14,34gr, 28,9mm; Sellwood 57 type, Shore 314var., Sunrise 401 type;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 3 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, mustache, medium-long tapered beard; wart; multiple necklace; tunic/cuirass w/collar adorned by a suite of dashes; goddess in the right and left upper field; dotted border 8 to 12:30h;
rev.: king, left, seated on throne w/bow in right hand, the year AIT (= 1 BC) twice; 7-line legend: BACIΛEΩC BACIΛEΩN APCAK(OY) EVEPΓE(TOY) ΔIKAIOY (to be read from the outside!) (E)ΠIΦ ΦIΛEANOY - the inner left line breaks off in the middle to make room for a drape (?) over the throne back and is then continued after the first 3 letters of the outside line; exergual line.

ex: Sphinx Numismatics.
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IMGP3679Phraacombo.jpg
Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD12 viewsAR dr., 3,98gr, 19,38mm; Sellwood 56.type, Shore 321var.(letter K), Sunrise -;
mint: Mithradatkart; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/3 layer diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, long pointed beard in rows of dashes; 3-turn necklace; crescent and star in left, Nike offering diadem in right upper field; dotted border 10 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; behind throne the large letter K; totally stylized meaningless legend;
in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;

ex: CNG Triton XIII.
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Tiridates, 29 - 26 BC37 viewsBI tdr., 12.78gr; 26,7mm; Sellw. 55type, Shore 306, Sunrise -;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, mustache, short pointed beard; earring, 3 layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border, star on chest; dotted border 12 - 14:30;
rev.: king, right, on throne w/outstretched right arm, facing goddess, left, w/palm branch in outstretched right hand and conucopia in left arm; no year; exergual line; 6 lines of legend visible: (BACIΛCΩC) BACIΛE(ΩN) (APCAKOY) (E)VEPΓETOV ΔIKAIOV (to be read from the inside) OLΩIOV (July) (E)ΠIΦANOVC (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHNOC;
Probably a Phraates IV tdr despite the missing wart;

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 96 (09/15), multiple coin lot (ex David Sellwood Collection).
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Phraatakes, 2BC - 4 AD11 viewsBI tdr., 12.31gr; 26,74mm; Sellw. 56.2 or 4, Shore 312/13, Sunrise -;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-strand diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, temple lock, mustache, med.-long tapered beard; segmented necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border;
rev.: king, right, on throne, facing goddess, left, w/diadem in outstretched right hand and conucopia in left arm; between the heads the year IT (= 2/3 AD); exergual line; 6 lines of legend visible: BΛCIΛC(ΩC) BΛCIΛCΩ(N) (ΛPCΛKOY) CYCIΓCT(OY) ΔIKAIOV (to be read from the inside), month off flan, (C)ΠIΦΛNOVC (ΦI)ΛCΛΛHNO(C);

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 96 (09/15), multiple coin lot (ex David Sellwood Collection).
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Phraatakes and Musa, 2-4 AD30 viewsBI dr., 3,68gr, 19,02mm; Sellwood 58.12, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa?; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and 3 ribbons; med.-long hair in 4 waves, med.- long tapered beard, mustache; in upper right and left fields goddess w/extended arm;
rev.: female head, left, w/turret crown, knot, and diadem w/2 ribbons; long side hair swirled up in a bun over the ear; legends in left and upper right fields: (BΛ)CIΛIC-HC ΘEA(C) MO(VCΛC)
Almost black toning w/small silver areas visible;

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 96 (0/9/15), The David Sellwood Collection, multiple coin lot;
a Sellwood (1980) plate coin, # 58.12.

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Phraatakes and Musa, 2-4 AD34 viewsBI dr., 3,61gr, 17,35mm; Sellwood 58.11, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Susa?; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and 2 ribbons; med.-long hair in 5 waves, mustache, med.- long tapered beard; segmented necklace; tunic;
rev.: female head, left, w/turret crown; long side hair swirled up in a bun over the ear; necklace; a number of illegible letters in left field;
Almost black toning w/small silver areas visible;

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 96 (0/9/15), The David Sellwood Collection, multiple coin lot.
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Phraatakes, 2BC - 4 AD25 viewsBI tdr., 9,66gr; 25,5mm; Sellw. 57.10-12 , Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-strand diadem; medium-long hair in 5 rows of curls, mustache, med.-long pointed beard; 3-layer necklace (w/1 strange interrupted line running above and across); tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border; in upper left field goddess w/diadem, goddess in right field off flan; dotted border 10 to 13h.
rev.: king, right, on throne w/bow in outstretched right hand; below the year AIT = 1 AD; pellet between throne legs; exergual line; 6 lines of legend visible: (BΛCIΛEΩC) BΛCIΛE(ΩN) (ΛP)CΛK(OY) EYEPΓETO(Y) ΔIKΛIOV, no month, (E)ΠIΦΛNOVC (ΦIΛE)ΛΛHNO(C);

A Sellwood 1980 plate coin (57.10);

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 96 (09/15), multiple coin lot (ex David Sellwood Collection); Michael Mitchiner, ACW, p. 116, #601, plate coin.
Schatz
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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD 23 viewsBI tdr., 14,23gr; 27,26mm; Sellw. 57.2 , Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-strand diadem and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 rows of curls, mustache, med.-long tapered beard cut at then end; 4-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border; in upper left field goddess w/diadem, goddess in right field off flan;
rev.: king, right, on throne w/bow in outstretched right hand; below vertically the year AIT = 1 AD; exergual line; 7 lines of legend visible: (BΛCIΛCΩC) BΛCIΛC(ΩN) (ΛPΛK(OY) CYCPΓCTO(Y) ΔIKΛIOV(to be read from inside) ΛVΔ(Y)NΛIO(V) (E)ΠIΦΛNOVC (ΦIΛ)HΛΛHNO(C);

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 96 (09/15), multiple coin lot (ex David Sellwood Collection).
Schatz
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC17 viewsAE 10, 2,24gr., 9,69mm;
Sellw. 52.63, Shore 551;
mint: Laodikeia ?, axis: 12h
obv.: bare-headed, right, w/diadem; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, short pointed beard; royal wart;
rev.: a crab viewed from above; traces of 2 lines of legend visible, but in the right field, the monogr. Λ is either faintly visible, off the flan, or not there;

ex: P. Pavlou, UK.
Schatz
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC13 viewsAE 11, 1,37gr., 10,52mm;
Sellw. 52.47var., Shore 543;
mint: Ekbatana ?, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and ribbons; hair in waves, mustache; dotted border 7 - 13h; strike very off-center;
rev.: humped bull, right, traces of 3 lines of legend visible; parts of monogr. 88 in upper left field;

ex: art-archaic, NED.
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC15 viewsAE 13, 3,35gr., 13,19mm;
Sellw. 50.16, Shore 536var.;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/broad diadem and 3 ribbons; mustache, medium-long pointed beard; segmented necklace; Nike in upper right field;
rev.: head of Tyche right, no visible legend; monogr. A behind head on left side;

ex: Sphinx Numismatics, CAN.
Schatz
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC18 viewsAE 14, 2,20gr., 14mm;
Sellw.--, (51type), Shore 305;
mint: Mithradatkart, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/broad diadem and ribbons; mustache, medium-long pointed beard; segmented necklace; prominent royal wart, dotted border 7:30 - 14h;
rev.: head of panther, right, 4 lines of legend visible; monogr. 30 on right side;

ex: Persepolis Galleries, UK.
Schatz
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Phraates IV., 38 - 2 BC20 viewsAE 10, 2,24gr., 10, 21mm;
Sellw. --, Shore --;
mint: Ekbatana or Mithradatkart, axis: 12h
obv.: bare-headed, right, w/ diadem; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, medium-long pointed beard; royal wart; an eagle seems to be in the upper right field;
rev.: horse, right, standing; no legend visible but in the right field, the monogr. 30 seems to have been lost by corrosion or removal;

this coin appears to have a Sellw. 52 obv. combined with a Sellw. 51 rev.;

ex: Sphinx Numismatics, CAN.
Schatz
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Phraatakes, 2 BC - 4 AD20 viewsAE 14, 1,06gr., 14,04mm;
Sellw. 57.15, Shore 559;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h
obv.: bare-headed, right, w/ diadem; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, long, protruding beard; 3-layer necklace; eagles in left and right upper field; dotted border 5 - 8:30h;
rev.: king on horseback, right, monogr. A in lower right field; no legend; dotted border from 10 - 18h;
a large, thin frayed flan;

ex: art-archaic, NED.
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