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0sroes I., 109 - 129 AD45 viewsAE15, 3,50gr., 14,8mm;
Sellw. 80.12-15var., Shore 623;
mint: Seleukia, axis : 14h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem, loop, and 4 ribbons; hair in side bun w/concentric curls, top bun off flan, mustache, long pointed beard; 2-layer necklace; traces of letters in left field; dotted border 4-11:30h;
rev.: goddess, right, w/turreted crown; large tuft of hair in the back; dotted border 7 - 10h;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Artabanos III., 80 - 90 AD48 viewsAR tdr., 13,48gr, 26,6mm; Sellwood 74.3, Shore -, Sunrise 441 (Artabanos V, 79/80-ca.85) AD); Sinisi Type I, p.104
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: November (?) 80 AD
obv.: bare-headed, left, 4-layer broad diadem, 1 loop and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, med.-long beard gently rounded off; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic w/ornamental fishbone border;
rev.: king, left, on throne, facing goddess w/staff or sceptre offering untied diadem in right hand; dagger on left side(?); 6 lines of legend visible: (B)ACIΛ(EΩN) (PTA)BAN(OY) ΔIKΛIOY (A)ΠE (ΛAIOY?) EΠIΦΛNOYC (ΦIΛEΛΛHNOC); year between the heads BΦT (80/81 AD); exergual line;
In F. Sinisi, SNP, plate coin, cf. Plate 50, Artabanos III Type I/1(1), #844A.
ex: Kűnker Auktion 153
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Artabanos III., 80 - 90 AD42 viewsAR dr., 3,82gr, 20.24mm; Sellwood 74.6, Shore 404var., Sunrise 442var. (Artabanos V, 79/80-ca. 85 AD); Sinisi Type II var., p. 105;
mint: Ekbatana (?; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4-layer diadem, double loop and 3 ribbons; long, almost straight hair, mustache, medium-long straight , slightly tapered beard; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental (triangle pattern) border; dotted border 8 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 6 lines of legend readable: OΛIIΛEΛC OΛIIΛEΛN ΛPIΛIIO ΔIXΛIOV (EΠI)ΦΛNOV (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHN(OC);

ex: B. Peus Auktion 304/305, #395 (Artabanos II).
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Artabanos III., 80 - 90 AD37 viewsAR dr., 3,80gr, 20.81mm; Sellwood 74.6, Shore 404, Sunrise 442 (Artabanos V, 79/80-ca. 85 AD); Sinisi Type II, p. 105;
mint: Ekbatana (?; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4-layer diadem, double loop and 3 ribbons; long, almost straight hair, mustache, medium-long straight beard sqare-cut at the end; earring, 2-layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 6 lines of legend readable: OΛII(ΛEΛC) OΛIIΛEΛN ΛPIΛ(IIOV) ΔIXΛIOV(to be read from the inside) (EΠI)ΦΛNO(V) (ΦI)ΛIΛΛHNO(C);

ex: H. Hass, Germany.
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Artabanos III., 80 - 90 AD41 viewsAR tdr., 11,57gr, 27,22mm; Sellwood 74.2-5, Shore -, Sunrise 441 (Artabanos V, 79/80-ca. 85 AD); Sinisi Type I, p. 104;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, 4-layer broad diadem, 1 loop and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, mustache, med.-long beard gently rounded off; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic w/ornamental fishbone border; dotted border 14 to 16h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, facing goddess w/staff or sceptre offering untied diadem in right hand; dagger on left side(?); 4 lines of legend visible: BACIΛE(ΩN) ΔIK(ΛIOV) EΠIΦΛNO(VC) (Φ)ΛIEΛΛHN(OC); year between the heads BΦT (80/81 AD), exergual line;

ex: F. Kovacs, CA.
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Artabanos III., 80 - 90 AD35 viewsAE9, 1,00gr., 9,37mm;
Sellw. 74.9, Shore 605;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12:30h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and loop; medium-long straight hair, bottom of face not on flan;
rev.: Tyche, right, visible from waist upward, w/palm branch in right hand;

ex: Intercollecteur, FRA.
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Osroes I. (?), 109 - 129 AD36 viewsAR hemidr., 2,95gr, 19,3mm; 12,7mm; Sellwood Num. Chron. 1989, pl. 42, fig.9; Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Persis (?); axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ large bunch of hair in the back, mustache, med.-long beard squared off at the bottom; necklace; dotted border 9 to 14h;

rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand, monogram below; large dot at the bottom of the rear throne leg; 4 lines of legend visible consisting of meaningless Greek letters.

ex: H. .Hass, GER.
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Osroes I. Forgery 29 viewsFORGERY!! AR dr., 3,76gr, 19.9mm; after Sellwood 80.1, Shore 422, Sunrise 443,
mintmark of Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ 4-strand diadem (the bottom strand has a nick), 2 floating bun ties and 3 ribbons; top hair in a tied large bun, side hair in large bun consisting of 4 concentric circles of dots around a central dot, 1 dot in the inner circle is missing; long pointed triangular beard; earring, 1-layer necklace; dotted border 9 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; throne has seat (-), throne back has 5 cross bars; 6-line legend: ⧠ΛIIΛͰ ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛͰΛN⧠ ΛIXΛI⧠ IIΓ.II (last two to be read from the inside), I+ΛͶ⧠V;

bought as forgery from a collector.

There are numerous copies of this type (cf. the following coin) in circulation, and surprisingly they appear again and again for sale as genuine, not only on Ebay. Obv. and rev. are always the same as in this sample: The obv. shows only 1 necklace layer, a nick in the bottom diadem strand, and a missing dot in the bun, the rev. has a throne seat (-) and 5 cross bars through the throne back.
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Osroes I. Forgery,25 viewsFORGERY!! AR dr., 4,45gr(!), 20,8mm; after Sellwood 80.1, etc., same dies as with the previous coin, but wrong weight;

bought from a now defunct Dutch seller as genuine.
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Osroes I., 109 - 129 AD19 viewsAR dr., 3,47gr, 19,7mm; Sellwood 80.1, Shore 422 , Sunrise 443 ;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4 -strand diadem, 2 floating tie ends and 3 ribbons; long pointed triangular beard, mustache; hair in 1 top bun tied w/2 turns and 1 side bun consisting of 4 circles of dots around a central dot; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; archer missing left lower leg and foot; below the right thigh +; throne back has 4 cross bars, no seat; 7 lines of legend visible: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛC ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛͰIΛN⧠ ΛIXΛI⧠V IVIIΓ.I I+(ΛͶ⧠V) IΠI+ΛͶ⧠C (+IΛ)IΛΛH(N⧠C);

ex: CNG Triton VII (Jan. 2004), #497 (Bellaria Collection), ex: Peus Auktion 343 (Apr. 1995), #270.
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Osroes I., 109 - 129 AD21 viewsAE16, 4,23gr., 15,87mm;
Sellw. 80.6, Shore --;
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and 4 ribbons; hair in large side bun w/concentric curls and large top bun w/curls, 2 additional ribbons between the 2 buns, mustache, long beard; necklace, earring; cuirass;
rev.: goddess, right, w/turreted crown; traces of monograms in right field;

ex: Civitas Galleries, WI.
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Osroes I., 109 - 129 AD18 viewsAE20, 6,52gr. 19,68mm;
Sellw. 80.18, Shore 625;
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, hooks on crest, and long ear flap, diadem w/loop and ribbon; hair in rear concentric bun, mustache, long pointed beard; 3-layer necklace, earring; dotted border 7 - 16h;
rev.: 3/4 goddess w/turreted crown, right, holding palm branch, sceptre, and diadem (?), ΘAV in left field.
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Pakoros II, ca. 78 - 120 AD32 viewsSellw. 77.1 (type), Shore --, Sunrise 435;
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h, date: AD 92/3 (Sel. 404);
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem w/loop and 2 broad ribbons, tiara has hooks along pearl-studded crest and a horn or turned-up ear flap as well as eight-point star on the side; mustache, short beard, temple lock and 4 neck curls; ear ring, double necklace; tunic/cuirass; letter A in right field; dotted border 10 to 15h;
rev.: king, left, w/short sword, seated on throne receiving wreath or diadem from facing Tyche; between the heads ΔY = 404 Sel.; exergual line; 6 partially visible lines of legend surrounding figures: (BA)CIΛE(ΩC) BACIΛEΩ(N) APCAK(OY)
ΠAKOP(OY) EΠIΦANOY(C) (ΦI)ΛEΛΛHN(OC).

ex: CNG 105, #515.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD23 viewsAR dr., 3,75gr, 21,52mm; Sellwood 75.7, Shore 398, Sunrise 432 (Pakoros I., 78 - 120 AD); Sinisi Type VI, p. 90;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4-layer diadem, double loop and 3 ribbons; med.-long hair in 3 waves, mustache, short chin beard; earring, 3-layer necklace w/medallion-like addition to the center of the bottom ring; dotted border 9:30 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 7 line legend: OΛIIΛE(ΛC) OΛIIΛEΛ(N) ΛPIΛͶOC ΔIXΛI OV(to be read from the inside) bottom line illegible CΠIΦΛHI IΛΛͶ;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD23 viewsAR dr., 3,72gr, 17,5mm; Sellwood -, Shore -, Sunrise -, Sinisi -;
mint: Persis ?; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 3-layer diadem, cross (knot or monogram?), double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 6 hooks, 1 double hook, and a row of dots (pearls?), 1 row of dots above the diadem; mustache, med.-long beard rounded on the sides, temple lock; earring, necklace;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; meaningless legend consisting mainly of the letters H and Λ;

in: Parthia.com under Pakoros II., Sellwood 𝘕𝑢𝑚 𝐶𝒉𝑟o𝒏 1989, type 6;

ex: CNG Triton XIII (01/10), #754 (ex: T. Ballen Coll.), ex: Peus Auktion 386, #438,
ex: Peus Auktion 363, # 5184.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD21 viewsAR dr., 3,73gr, 20mm; Sellwood 73.11, Shore 395, Sunrise 431 (Pakoros I, 78-120 AD), Sinisi Type Va, p. 89;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4 layer diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, beardless; earring, 3 layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 5-line legend visible: OΛIIΛEΛC OΛIIΛEΛN ΛPIΛNO YEPΓETOV ΔIXΛIO(V) (the bottom line to be read from the inside), IΠIΦΛN(OV) (ΦIΛEΛΛHNOV);

ex: CNG eAuction 241, #161.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD24 viewsAR tdr., 14,41gr, 28,3mm; Sellwood 73.7 or 8, Shore 394var., Sunrise 430var. (Pakoros I, 78-120 AD), Sinisi Type I var., p. 84;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-layer broad diadem, 1 loop and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves of curls, beardless; 3-layer necklace; in upper right field Γ; dotted border 8 to 16h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, facing goddess w/staff or sceptre offering diadem in right hand; dagger on the left side(?); 4 lines of legend readable: (BACIΛEΩC) (B)ACIΛ(EΩN) (APCAKOY) (Π)AK(OPOV) EΠIΦANO(VC) (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHN(OC); exergual line; between the heads the year ΦT (78 AD);

ex: H.D. Rauch 94. Auktion 2014.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD21 viewsAR tdr., 8,94gr, 26,8mm; Sellwood 73.10, Shore 394var., Sunrise 430var. (Pakoros I, 78-120 AD), Sinisi Type I d, p. 84;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-layer broad diadem, 1 loop and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves, beardless; 3-layer necklace; in upper right field E; dotted border 8 to 13h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, facing goddess w/staff or sceptre offering diadem in right hand; dagger on the left side(?); 4 lines of legend readable: (BACIΛEΩC) (B)ACIΛE(ΩN) (APCAKOY) (Π)AKOP(OV) EΠIΦANOV(C) (ΦIΛ)EΛΛH(NOC); exergual line; between the heads the year AΦT (79 AD);

ex: Zuzim Judea, Isr.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD19 viewsAR tdr., 13,44gr, 25,8mm; Sellwood 75.4, Shore -, Sunrise -, Sinisi Type II, p. 86;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/facing torso; 4-layer broad diadem, 1 loop and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves of curls, beardless; 3-layer necklace; tunic w/ornamental border; in upper right field Δ;
rev.: king, left, on horseback, facing goddess w/staff or sceptre offering diadem in right hand behind her male figure w/untied diadem(?); 1 line of legend readable: (BACIΛEΩC) (BACIΛEΩN) (APCAKOY) ΠΛKO(POV) (EΠIΦANOVC) (ΦIΛEΛΛHNOC); exergual line; year between the heads and month in exergue unreadable;

Sinisi plate coin # 1114, p. 60;

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 90 (09/14) (The David Sellwood Collection)
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD34 viewsAR tdr., 9,08gr, 27,45mm; Sellwood 75.5, Shore -, Sunrise -, Sinisi Type II, p. 86;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/facing torso; 4-layer diadem, 1 loop and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves of curls, short chin beard and sideburns(?); 3-layer necklace; tunic w/ornamental border; in upper right field Δ; dotted border 11 to 16h;
rev.: king, left, on horseback, facing goddess w/staff or sceptre offering diadem in right hand behind her male figure w/untied diadem(?); only 4 letters of top 2 lines of legend readable: IΛ and IΛ; year between the heads ΔΦT (82/83 AD), month in exergue unreadable;

ex: Pars Coins.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD14 viewsAR dr., 3,42gr, 20,74mm; Sellwood 73.12, Shore 396, Sunrise-, Sinisi Type Va, p. 89;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, beardless; earring, 3 layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 5-line legend visible: OΛCI(Λ)EΛC OΛCI(Λ)EΛN HIIN ΛIVΛO: IΛUO(last two to be read from the inside), IΦΛNOVC IΛΛHXO;
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD43 viewsAR dr., 3,60gr, 20,4mm; Sellwood 73.11, Shore 395, Sunrise 431 (Pakoros I, 78-120 AD), Sinisi Type Va, p. 89;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4 layer diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, beardless; earring, 3 layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 5-line legend visible: OΛIIΛIΛC OΛIIΛIΛN IΛIͶO(V) ΛIXHVI (the bottom line is illegible), EΠIXΛHOC ΦIAHΛO;

ex: S. Album, Sale 15, Fall 2012, #20.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD16 viewsAR dr., 3,61gr, 19,2mm; Sellwood 73.11, Shore 395, Sunrise 431 (Pakoros I, 78-120 AD), Sinisi Type Va, p. 89;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ 4-layer diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, beardless; earring, 3 layer necklace; dotted border 11 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 5-line legend visible: OΛIIΛIΛC OΛIIΛIΛN IΛINI ΛIXOVI (the bottom line is illegible), EΠIXΛͶOC IAHΛ;

ex: Pars Coins, CA.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD20 viewsAR dr., 3,42gr, 20,74mm; Sellwood 73.13, Shore 397, Sunrise-, Sinisi Type Vb, p. 89;
mint: Court at Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in 3 waves, beardless; earring, 3 layer necklace; in upper right field above loops the Aramaic letters for pk; tunic border in fishbone pattern; dotted border 9 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 7-line legend: OΛIIΛE OΛIIΛTΛN NIΛNOO ΛXIOV ΠNPΛII (last two to be read from the inside), EΠΦΛNOC ΦIAH ... (blurred letters);

ex: New York Sale XXXIV (2015), Baldwin’s Auction, #452 (The David Sellwood Collection). A Sellwood plate coin: David Sellwood, An Introduction to the Coinage of Parthia, Second Edition, Spink 1980, plate 73.13.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD15 viewsAR dr., 2,91gr, 20.8mm; Sellwood 75.7, Shore 398, Sunrise 432 (Pakoros I., 78-120 AD); Sinisi Type VI, p. 90;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad 4-layer diadem, double loop and 3 ribbons; med.-long hair in 3 waves, mustache, short chin beard; earring, 2-layers of necklace visible; dotted border 9 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 7 lines of legend readable: OΛIIΛE(ΛC) OΛIIΛEΛH ΛPIΛHO ΛI I⊓(to be read from the inside) EΠΦΛͶOVC AΛΛH;

ex: CNG eAuction 224 (12/09), #289.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD23 viewsAR tdr., 14,29gr, 25,84mm; Sellwood 76.1, Shore -, Sunrise 433 (Pakoros I, 78 - 120 AD); Sinisi, Type III, p. 87;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, torso facing, w/broad diadem and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves of curls, mustache, short beard; lock on temple; 4 layer necklace w/pendant(?); cuirass/tunic w/ornamental herringbone border; dagger on left side ?; dotted border 7:30 to 11:30;
rev.: king, right, on throne, dagger on his left(?), facing goddess offering diadem in right hand while holding staff/sceptre in left arm; between head year ΔY (= 92/93 AD); 6 lines of legend visible: (BACIΛEΩC) (B)ACIΛEΩ(N) APCAK(OY) ΠAKOPO(Y) ΔIKAIOY ΠANH(MOY)? EΠIΦANOY(C) (ΦIΛ)EΛΛHN(OΣ); exergual line;

a Sinisi (Sylloge Nummorum Parthicorum) plate coin, #1175A, plate 62;
also in: Parthia.com, Pakoros II., type 76; and in: Parthika.fr, Les Différentes Types;

ex: CNG Triton XIII (01/10), # 761 (ex: Todd Ballen Collection).
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD20 viewsAR tdr., 13,36gr, 27,7mm; Sellwood 77 type, Shore -, Sunrise -; Sinisi, Type IVc, p. 88;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-layer diadem, loop, and 1 broad ribbon; 6 hooks, 1 double hook and 1 row of dots (pearls?) on crest of tiara, medium-long hair in 2 waves of triple curls, mustache, short beard; lock on temple; earring, 4 layer necklace; cuirass/tunic w/ornamental herringbone border; dotted border 7 to 11h;
rev.: king, right, on throne, dagger on his left(?), facing goddess offering diadem in right hand while holding staff/sceptre in left arm; between head year ΔY (= 92/93 AD); 7 lines of legend visible: (BACIΛEΩC) BACIΛEΩ(N) APCAK(OY) ΠAKOPO(Y) (Δ)IKAIOY EΠIΦANO(YC) (ΦI)ΛEΛΛ(HNOC); exergual line;

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 90 (09/14), # 1115 (ex: The David Sellwood Collection).
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD17 viewsAR dr., 3,65gr, 18,42mm; Sellwood 77.8, Shore 399, Sunrise 434 (Pakoros I 78-120 AD); Sinisi Type VII, p. 90;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-layer diadem, hook (knot or monogram?), double loop and 3 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 6 hooks, 1 double hook, and a row of dots (pearls?), 1 row of dots above the diadem; mustache, med.-long beard rounded on the sides, temple lock; earring, 2 layers visible of necklace; dotted border 9:30 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 7 line legend: OΛIIΛEΛC OΛIIΛEΛN ΛPIΛNO ΔIXΛIOV IVIIΓIT(OV)(last two to be read from the inside) (I)ΠIΦΛNOVC ΛIΛΛHY;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD14 viewsAR dr., 3,80gr, 21,3mm; Sellwood 77.8, Shore 399, Sunrise 434 (Pakoros I 78-120 AD); Sinisi Type VII, p. 90;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-layer diadem, hook (knot or monogram?), double loop and 3 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 6 hooks, 1 double hook, and a row of dots (pearls?), 1 row of dots above the diadem; mustache, med.-long beard rounded on the sides, temple lock; earring, 2 layers visible of necklace; dotted border 7 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; left lower leg missing; 7 line legend: OΛIIΛEΛC OΛIIΛEΛN ΛPIΛNOV ΔIXΛIOV IVIIΓITO(V)(last two to be read from the inside) IΠIΦΛNOVC ΦIΛIΛHNOC;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD18 viewsAR dr., 3,45gr, 18,42mm; Sellwood NC (1989), plate 42, type 6, Shore 401, Sunrise -, Sinisi -;
mint: Persis ?; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 3-layer diadem, hook (knot or monogram?), large double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 6 hooks, 1 double hook, and possibly a row of dots (pearls?), 1 row of dots above the diadem; mustache, med.-long beard rounded on the sides, temple lock; earring, 3-layer necklace;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; totally corrupted legend;

ex: Pars Coins, CA.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD19 viewsAR diobol, 1,27gr, 14mm; Sellwood Num. Chron. 1989, pp. 164, 165, Type 8, Shore 402/403, Sunrise 436 (Pakoros I, 78-120 AD); Sinisi -;
mint: probably in Persis; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 3-layer diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons; 1 row of dots over the crest of the headgear, 7 hooks on top of the tiara; mustache, long pointed beard; 3 or 4 layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on legless throne, w/bow in outstretched hand and monogram below; degenerate legend mainly of letters H and Λ;

ex: B. Peus Auktion 404/405 (11/11), multiple coin lot.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD17 viewsAR diobol, 1,12gr, 12mm; Sellwood Num. Chron. 1989, pp. 164, 165, Type 8, Shore 402/403, Sunrise 436 (Pakoros I, 78-120 AD); Sinisi -;
mint: probably Persis; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 3-layer diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons; 1 row of dots over the crest of the headgear, 6 hooks on top of the tiara; mustache, long pointed beard; 2 visible layers of the necklace; dotted border 11 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on legless throne, w/bow in outstretched hand and monogram below; degenerate legend mainly of letters H and Λ;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD37 viewsAR dr., 3,69gr, 17mm; Sellwood -, Shore -, Sunrise 437 (Pakoros I, 78-120 AD), Sinisi -;
mint: uncertain; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 3-layer diadem, double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of several slashes, and 2 rows of dots (pearls?), 1 row of dots above the diadem; mustache, short pointed beard; earring, triple necklace;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram below bow; missing left lower leg: meaningless legend consisting of different Greek letters;

ex: B. Peus Auktion 404(11/11), #2438.
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Pakoros II., 77/78-105 AD24 viewsAR tdr., 14,13gr, 26,5mm; Sellwood 73.2., Shore 394, Sunrise 430 (Pakoros I, 78-120 AD), Sinisi Type Ia, p. 84;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem, 2 loops and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves of curls, beardless; 3-layer necklace; cuirass/tunic w/ornamental border; in upper right field A; dotted border 12:30 to 17:30h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, facing goddess w/staff or sceptre offering diadem in right hand; dagger on the left side(?); 4 lines of legend readable: ΔIKAIO(V) (A)PTE(MIΣIOV) EΠIΦANO(VC) (ΦIΛE)ΛΛHN(OC); exergual line; between the heads the year ΘΠT (= 77/78 AD)
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Pakoros II., 78 - 105 AD31 viewsAE11, 0.92gr., 11,33mm;
Sellw. 73.16, Shore 601;

mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem, loop, and3 ribbons; medium-long straight hair, beardless; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 2 - 5h;
rev.: amphora surrounded by laurel wreath;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Pakoros II., 78 - 105 AD20 viewsAE11, 0.81gr., 10,92mm;
Sellw. 77.13, Shore --;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 3-strand diadem, tiara crest decorated w/hooks; mustache, lock on temple; rest of face off flan; dotted border 10 - 13h; oval flan with flattened top;
rev.: eagle, facing w/head to left side, open wings;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
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Pakoros II., 77/78 - 105 AD23 viewsAR tdr., 14,43gr, 27,91mm; Sellwood 73.2-5, Shore 394, Sunrise 430var. (Pakoros I, 78-120AD), Sinisi Type Ib, p. 84;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/ 4-layer broad diadem, 2 loops and 2 broad ribbons; medium-long hair in 4 waves of curls, beardless; 3-layer necklace; cuirass/tunic w/ornamental border; in upper right field B; dotted border 8 to 13:30h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, facing goddess w/staff or sceptre offering diadem in right hand; dagger on the left side(?); 6 lines of legend readable: BACIΛEΩ(C) BACIΛEΩ(N) APC(AKOY) ΠAKO(POV) EΠIΦAN(OVC) (ΦIΛ)EΛΛH(NOC); exergual line; between the heads the year ΘΠT (= 77/78 AD);

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Parthamaspates, 116 AD,22 viewsAR dr., 20,5mm; Sellwood 81.1., Shore 423, Sunrise 449 (Sanatrukes ?);
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/ tiara and broad diadem, 2 loop, 2 broad ribbons and a string of pearls; tiara adorned w/5-point star on the side and a pearl bow, a string of pearls (?) across the crest and 5 crescent shaped ornaments in between; short beard or stubble; earring behind tiara flap, 2 layer necklace; tunic w/ornamental border and shoulder pieces; dotted border 8 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; throne back has 5 cross bars, the seat is symbolized by a dash, the cross below the archer’s right thigh may stand for the missing left foot and lower leg or for the throne legs; 6 lines of legend visible: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛC ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛͰIΛN⧠ (Λ)IVIIΓ.I ΔIXΛI⧠V (the 2 bottom lines are to be read from the inside), (EΠ)I+ΛͶ⧠V;

ex: B. Murphy, PA.
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Parthamaspates, 116 AD,16 viewsAR dr., 3,79gr, 20,5mm; Sellwood 81.1., Shore 423, Sunrise 449 (Sanatrukes ?);
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/ tiara and broad diadem, 2 loops, 2 broad ribbons, and a string of pearls; tiara adorned w/5-point star on the side and a pearl bow, a string of pearls (?) over the crest and 5 crescent shaped ornaments in between; short beard or stubble; earring behind tiara flap, 2 layer necklace; tunic border is a row of dots (pearls?); dotted border 8 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one hand and monogram below; throne back has 5 cross bars, the seat is symbolized by a dash, the cross below the archer’s right thigh may stand for the missing left foot and lower leg or for the throne legs; 5 lines of legend visible: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛ(Ͷ) ΛͰIΛN⧠ ΛIVIIΓ.I ΔIXΛI⧠ (the 2 bottom lines are to be read from the inside), (EΠI)+ΛͶ⧠V;

ex: CNG, 12/2001.
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Vologases III 105 - 147 AD, or Vardanes II. 55 - 58 AD15 viewsAE 13, 1,02gr., mm;
Sellw. 78.17 or 69.16, Shore --;
mint: Ekbatana, axis : 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem, loop, and 3 ribbons; medium-long hair in waves, mustache, short beard, either pointed or quadrant bottom originally; earring; dotted border 2 - 4h;
rev.: 3/4 winged goddess right, w/large diadem in right hand, standing in ‘portico’;

almost black tone; unfortunately, the end of the beard is difficult to make out. The style of the obv. would point to Vologases III., the rev. to Vardanes II.

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
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Vologases III, 105 - 147 AD13 viewsAR dr., 3,78gr, 20,23mm; Sellwood 78.4, Shore -, Sunrise 439 (Pakoros I., 78-120 AD);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; throne has no seat and 3 cross bars through back, archer is missing left lower leg, cross below right thigh for seat and throne leg; 6 lines of legend ⧠ΛIIΛͰ(ΛC) ⧠ΛIIΛ ͰΛIIΛNO(V) ΔIXΛIOV (to be read from the inside) bottom line off flan (E)ΠIΦΛNOV(C) outside left line illegible;

ex: Spink, NY.
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Vologases III, 105 - 147 AD11 viewsAR dr., 3,74gr, 19,5mm; Sellwood 78.5, Shore 415, Sunrise 439var. (Pakoros I., 78-120 AD);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 8:30 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; throne seat (−) and 4 cross bars through back, archer is missing left lower leg, cross below right thigh for throne leg; 6 lines of legend readable: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛC ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛͰIΛNO(V) ΛIXΛIOV (to be read from the inside) (E)ΠIΦΛͶOVC (ΦI)ΛIΛΛHX(OC);

ex: B. Murphy, PA.
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Vologases III. 105 - 147 AD18 viewsBI tdr., 11,85gr; 25,5mm; Sellw. 79.4var., Shore 406, Sunrise 445;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: ΓΛY (121/122 AD);
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 hook-like loop and 3 ribbons; tiara w/row of dots and 4 single and 1 double upright hooks on crest; 1 lock of hair on temple, 2+2 curls below loop, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border; in right field a large Γ dotted border 11 to 14h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess w/turret crown (and beard?), long robe, holding staff/sceptre; between the heads the year ΓΛY; exergual line; 3 lines of legend legible: BACIA(EΩC) ΔIKAIO(Y) EΠIΦANOY(C), month and king’s name off flan;

ex: M. Vosper, UK.
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Vologases III. 105 - 147 AD29 viewsAE17, 4,31gr., 17,1mm;
Sellw. 79.48var., Shore 421;
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, diadem, loop, and ribbon, long curved and pointed ear flap; mustache, long beard; earring (?), 2-layer necklace; letters (ΔMV) (?) in left field; dotted border 10 - 15h;
rev: bust of goddess, right, w/crown or ornate headdress; in left field possibly a letter or monogram; dotted border 7 - 11h;

almost black flan.
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD17 viewsAR dr., 3,77gr, 19,3mm; Sellwood 78.4, Shore - , Sunrise 439 (Pakoros I., 78-120 AD) ;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4 -strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; archer missing left lower leg and foot; below the right thigh +; throne back has 4 cross bars, 6 lines of legend visible: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛC ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛͰIΛN⧠ ΛIXΛI⧠V IVIIΓ.I I+ΛͶ⧠V outside left line off flan.
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD14 viewsBI tdr., 10,55gr; 26.7mm; Sellw. 79.4, Shore 407, Sunrise 446;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: ΓΛY, month ΠEPITEIOY (Jan. 122 AD) ;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 hook-like loop and 2 broad ribbons; tiara w/row of dots and 4 single and 1 double upright hooks on crest; 1 lock of hair on temple, 2+2 curls below loop, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental fishbone border; dotted border 12 to 17h; in right field a large Δ;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year ΓΛY; exergual line; 7 lines of legend legible: (B)ACI(ΛEΩC) BACIΛE(ΩN) OΛAΓAC(OY) ΔIKAIOY ΠEPITEI(OY) EΠIΦANOY(C) (Φ)IΛEΛΛHN(OC);

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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD36 viewsBI tdr., 13,6gr; 28mm; Sellw. 79.14, Shore -, Sunrise 447;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: EΛY (123/124 AD);
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 loop and 2 broad ribbons; tiara w/row of dots and 4 single and 1 double upright hooks on crest; 1 lock of hair on temple, 2+2 curls below loop, mustache, short beard in 2 rows of curls; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border; dotted border 7 to 9h and 13 to 16h; in right field a large B;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe, holding staff/sceptre; between the heads the year EΛY; exergual line; 5 lines of legend legible: (B)ACIΛE(ΩN) OΛAΓA(COY) ΔIKAIO(Y) EΠIΦANO(YC), name of month off flan;

ex: J. Elsen Vente 69, # 298.
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD22 viewsAR dr., 3,64gr, 20,2mm; Sellwood 78.2, Shore 412, Sunrise-;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; med.-long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, no necklace visible; flan or die fault under beard looks like 2. beard; dotted border 8 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; throne has no seat and 3 cross bars through back, archer is missing left lower leg, cross below right thigh for seat and throne leg; 7 lines of legend ⧠ΛIIΛͰ(ΛC) ⧠ΛIIΛ ͰΛͰIX(OV) ΔIXΛIOV (to be read from the inside) bottom line illegible (E)ΠIΦΛNOVC (ΦIΛ)IΛΛHXO(C).
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD14 viewsAR dr., 3,79gr, 20,63mm; Sellwood 78.4var., Shore -, Sunrise 439 (Pakoros I., 78-120 AD);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic collar (v-pattern) dotted border 7 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; throne has no seat and 4 cross bars through back, archer is missing left lower leg, cross below right thigh for seat and throne leg; 7 lines of legend visible: ⧠ΛIIΛͰ(ΛC) ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛN ΛIIΛNO(V) ΔIXΛIOV (to be read from the inside) bottom line illegible (E)ΠIΦΛNOV(C) (ΦI)ΛIΛΛH(NOC);

ex: J. Elsen, BE.
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD10 viewsAR dr., 3,77gr, 19,1mm; Sellwood 78.5, Shore 415, Sunrise-;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; throne seat (-) and 4 cross bars through back, archer is missing left lower leg, cross below right thigh for throne leg; 6 lines of legend readable: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛ(C) ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛIIΛNO(V) ΛIXΛIOV ΛIVIIΓ.I (last two to be read from the inside) (E)ΠIΦΛͶOVC (outside line mostly off flan);

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD13 viewsAR dr., 3,67gr, 19,3mm; Sellwood 78.6, Shore -, Sunrise 439var. (Pakoros I., 78-120 AD);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 8:30 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; throne seat (..) and 4 cross bars through back, archer is missing left lower leg, cross below right thigh for throne leg; 5 lines of legend readable: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛC ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛͰIΛV(OV) ΛIXΛIOV (to be read from the inside) bottom line off flan (E)ΠIΦΛͶOV(C) outside left line off flan;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD14 viewsAR dr., 2,81gr, 19,5mm; Sellwood 78.7, Shore 416, Sunrise 439var. (Pakoros I., 78-120 AD);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 9 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; throne seat (⨅) and 4 cross bars through throne back, archer is missing left lower leg, cross below right thigh for throne leg; 6 lines of legend visible: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛ(C) ⧠ΛCIIΛͰΛͶ ΛͰIΛNO(Y) ΔIXΛIOV (to be read from the inside) bottom line illegible (E)ΠIΦΛͶOV outside left line off flan;
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD17 viewsAR dr., 3,29gr, 18,5mm; Sellwood 78.10, Shore 419, Sunrise-;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 17h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; small crescent between head and bow; 4 cross bars through throne back; 7 lines of legend visible: OΛIIΛͰ(ΛC) OΛCIIΛͰΛH IINO I+ΛIOV (to be read from the inside)IVIIΓIT (E)ΠIΦΛNO+ outside left line off flan;
under the seat small Ͱ probably remnant of the cross for the throne leg;
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD12 viewsAR dr., 3,62gr, 17,05mm; Sellwood 78.11, Shore 420, Sunrise-;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 3-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 6:30 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; no throne back, monogram 83 behind archer; 5 lines of garbled legend visible; dot under the seat to indicate left foot?

ex: Spink & Son, UK.
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Vologases III., 105 - 149 AD18 viewsAR dr., 3,73gr, 25mm; Sellwood 78.3, Shore 413, 414, Sunrise 439 (Pakoros I., 78-120 AD);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 4-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic collar (v-pattern) complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; throne has no seat and 4 cross bars through back, archer is missing left lower leg, cross below right thigh for seat and throne leg; 7 lines of legend visible: ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛC ⧠ΛIIΛͰΛN ΛIIΛNO(V) ΔIXΛIOV (to be read from the inside) bottom line illegible (EΠIΦΛ)NOV(C) outside left line illegible;

ex: CNG eAuction 263 (09/11), #200.
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Vologases III., 105 - 147 AD24 viewsAR dr., 3,32gr, 21,8mm; Sellwood 78.6, Shore -, Sunrise 439var. (Pakoros I., 78-120 AD);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w 3-strand diadem, 2 loops and 3 ribbons; long triangular beard, mustache; long hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; throne seat (..) and 4 cross bars and 2 dots but no vertical throne back, archer is missing left lower leg, cross below right thigh for throne leg; most of the legend is unreadable;
Especially poor workmanship on a re-used flan - the obv. face has no upper lip, the diadem has only 3 strands, the rev. is hastily struck;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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