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Artabanos IV., 216 - 224 AD25 viewsAR dr., 3,62gr, 19,59mm; Sellwood 89.3, Shore 465, Sunrise - ;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 18 pellets on stalks, 4 pellets on stalks on the side, ear flap w/4 pellets; mustache, med.-long forked beard; large eye, molded cheek; double necklace; in upper right field abbreviation of the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi >y; complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand and monogram X w/top bar below bow; archer has both legs; throne seat as ⊼; peculiar curved vertical line behind throne (upholstered back ?); 5 entirely or partially visible lines of legend, the top line in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the other 4 in ‘Greek’;

ex: CNG Triton VII (01/04), #509.
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Artabanos IV., 216 - 224 AD27 viewsAR dr., 3,65gr, 20mm; Sellwood 89.1, Shore 464, Sunrise 461 (Artabanos VI., 212-224/7);
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop, 2 ribbons, and 1 neck flap; over the crest of the tiara a row of 18 pellets on stalks, 4 pellets on stalks on the side, ear flap w/4 pellets; mustache, med.-long forked beard; large eye, molded cheek; double necklace; in upper right field abbreviation of the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi >y; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand and monogram Ā w/dot between the legs below bow; archer has legs crossed; throne seat as ⊼; peculiar vertical line behind throne (upholstered back?); 5 entirely or partially visible lines of legend, the top line in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the other 4 in ‘Greek’;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Artabanos IV., 216 - 224 AD26 viewsAR dr., 3,42gr, 20,2mm; Sellwood 89.1, Shore 464, Sunrise 461 (Artabanos VI., 212-224/7) ;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop, 2 ribbons, and neck flap; over the crest of the tiara a row of 18 pellets on stalks, 6 pellets on stalks on the side, ear flap w/4 pellets; mustache, med.-long forked beard; large eye, molded cheek; double necklace; in upper right field abbreviation of the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi >y; complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand and monogram Ā w/dot between the legs below bow; archer has legs crossed; throne seat as ⊼; peculiar vertical line behind throne (upholstered back?); 5 lines of legend, the top line in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the other 4 in ‘Greek’;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Artabanos IV., 216 - 224 AD30 viewsAR dr., 3,45gr, 17,65mm; Sellwood 89.1var., Shore 464var., Sunrise 461var. (Artabanos VI., 212-224/7) ;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop, 2 ribbons, and neck flap; over the crest of the tiara a row of 17 pellets on stalks, 4 pellets on stalks on the side, ear flap w/5 pellets; mustache, med.-long forked beard; large eye, molded cheek; double necklace; in upper right field abbreviation of the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi >y; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand and monogram Ā below bow; archer has legs crossed; throne seat as ⊼; peculiar vertical line behind throne (upholstered back?); 3 lines of legend visible (the top line in Aramaic/Pahlavi is off flan), the showing 3 lines in ‘Greek’;

ex: D. Grotjohann, GER., ex: Gorny & Mosch.
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Artabanos IV., 216 - 224 AD24 viewsAR dr., 3,45gr, 19,7mm; Sellwood 90.1, Shore 464, Sunrise 462 (Artabanos VI., 212-224/7) ;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 3-layer diadem, double loop, 2 ribbons, and neck flap; over the crest of the tiara a row of 16 pellets on stalks, under the crest a row of dots, a six point star on the side, ear flap w/5 pellets; mustache, med.-long forked beard; large eye, molded cheek; double necklace w/row of pellets in the center (?); complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand and monogram X w/top bar below bow; archer has 2 legs; throne seat as ⊼; peculiar vertical line behind throne (upholstered back?); 4 lines of legend visible (the top line in Aramaic/Pahlavi ), the showing 3 lines in ‘Greek’;

ex: Baldwin’s Auction 90 (09/14), #1272 (The David Sellwood Collection).
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Artabanos IV., 216 - 224 AD, or Tiridates III., 224 - 228 AD (?)37 viewsAR dr., 3,46gr, 17,75mm; Sellwood 89.4 (Artabanos IV.), Shore -, Sunrise - ;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop, 2 ribbons, and neck flap; over the crest of the tiara a row of 18 pellets on stalks, 4 pellets on stalks on the side, ear flap w/4 pellets; mustache, med.-long forked beard; large eye, molded cheek, crease from nose to corner of mouth; double necklace; complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand and monogram Ā w/dot below bow; archer has legs crossed; throne seat as ⊼ w/dot; peculiar vertical line behind throne (upholstered back?); 5 lines of legend visible the top 2 lines in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the other 3 lines in ‘Greek’, Sellwood later reads the second line as tr’dt = Tiridates;
crudely cut rev. die;

ex: The New York Sale XXXIV (2015), # 470 (Baldwin’s), ex: David Sellwood Collection.
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Mithradates IV., 140 AD27 viewsAR dr., 3,75gr, 18,57mm; Sellwood 82.1, Shore 425 , Sunrise 450 (Mithradates V.);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 ribbons; long pointed triangular beard, mustache; 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; below the right thigh + (representing leg and foot?); throne back has 4 cross bars, no seat; 4 lines of legend visible: (⧠)ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛIIΛN⧠ ΛIXΛI⧠V (to be read from the inside) +ΛͶ⧠V; top line in Aramaic/Pahlavi is off flan;

ex: CNG shop.
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Mithradates IV., 140 AD28 viewsAR dr., 3,79gr, 18,57mm; Sellwood 82.1var., Shore 425var. , Sunrise 450var. (Mithradates V.);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 ribbons; long pointed triangular beard, mustache; hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; below the right thigh + (representing leg and foot?); throne back has 4 cross bars, seat ( - ); 5 lines of legend visible: Aramaic/Pahlavi for Mithradates King (⧠)ΛIIΛͰΛH ΛIIΛN⧠ ΛIXΛI⧠ (to be read from the inside) +ΛN⧠V;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Mithradates IV., 140 AD27 viewsAR dr., 3,75gr, 19,26mm; Sellwood 82.1, Shore 425 , Sunrise 450 (Mithradates V.);
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/broad diadem and 2 ribbons; long pointed triangular beard, mustache; 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; under the right thigh + (representing leg and foot?); throne back has 4 cross bars, no seat; 4 lines of legend readable: Aramaic/Pahlavi for Mithradates King (⧠)ΛIIΛͰΛͶ ΛIIΛN⧠ ΛIXΛI⧠V (to be read from the inside);

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Osroes II., 190 AD18 viewsAR dr., 3,81gr, 19,33mm; Sellwood 85.2, Shore 438, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; tiara decorated w/linked pellets on stalks over crest and side, and long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, segmented necklace; dotted border 7 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Ā below, a dot above the archer’s hand; left leg and foot represented as 𝝠 throne back w/2 cross bars; top Aramaic/Pahlavi line reading ‘King Osroes’, 1 complete and 2 partial lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Osroes II., 190 AD26 viewsAR dr., 3,28gr, 18,25mm; Sellwood -, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; crest and side of tiara decorated w/linked pellets on stalks; long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, 2-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 14h;
rev.: archer, left, on throne, w/bow in extended hand, below mint monogram A w/top bar; throne back w/3 cross bars; top line off flan, 3 discernible lines of ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (12/09) #47 (A. Lynn Collection),
ex: Superior NYCINC Auction (12/98) #1129,
cf. B. Peus Auction 388 # 705, same dies, different flan.
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Osroes II., 190 AD42 viewsAR dr., 3,82gr, 17,7mm; Sellwood 85.1, Shore 437, Sunrise 453;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; tiara decorated w/linked pellets on stalks over crest and side, long ear flaps; long pointed beard of converging vertical lines, mustache; earring, segmented necklace; dotted border 8 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Ā below; left leg and foot represented by 𝝠, throne back w/2 cross bars; top Aramaic/Pahlavi line reading ‘King Osroes’, 3 lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Osroes II., 190 AD35 viewsAR dr., 2,58gr, 20mm; Sellwood 85.1, Shore 437, Sunrise 453;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks over crest and side, and long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, segmented necklace; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Ā below; left leg and foot represented as 𝝠 throne back w/2 cross bars; top Aramaic/Pahlavi line reading ‘King Osroes’mostly off flan, 3 lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: CNG eAuction 141 (06/06), # 122.
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Osroes II., 190 AD14 viewsAR dr., 3,66gr, 17,52mm; Sellwood 85.3, Shore 439, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; crest and side of tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks; long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, 2-layer necklace; complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Λ w/top bar and I next to it; left leg and foot represented by a line between 2 dots, throne back w/out cross bars; the complete top Aramaic/Pahlavi line would read King ‘Osroes’, 3 partial lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Osroes II., 190 AD14 viewsAR dr., 3,62gr, 17,5mm; Sellwood 85.1, Shore 437, Sunrise 453;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks over crest and side, and long ear flaps; long pointed beard of converging vertical lines, mustache; earring, 2-layer necklace; dotted border 8 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Ā below; left leg and foot missing, throne back w/out cross bars; top Aramaic/Pahlavi line reading ‘King Osroes’, 2 lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;
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Osroes II., 190 AD15 viewsAR dr., 3,81gr, 19,33mm; Sellwood 85.2, Shore 438, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; tiara decorated w/linked pellets on stalks over crest and side, and long ear flaps; long pointed (forked?) beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, segmented necklace; dotted border 7 to 15:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Λ w/top bar below; left leg and foot represented as 𝝠, throne back w/2 cross bars; top Aramaic/Pahlavi line reading ‘King Osroes’, 1 complete and 3 partial lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
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Osroes II., 190 AD15 viewsAR dr., 3,40gr, 16,9mm; Sellwood 85.3, Shore 439, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; tiara decorated w/ pellets on stalks over crest and side, and long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, 2-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 17:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Λ w/top bar below; left leg and foot missing, throne back w/out cross bars; top Aramaic/Pahlavi line reading ‘King Osroes’, 1 complete and 3 partial lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
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Osroes II., 190 AD15 viewsAR dr., 3,88gr, 19mm; Sellwood 85.3, Shore 439, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; crest and side of tiara decorated w/ pellets on stalks; long ear flaps; long pointed (and forked?) beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, segmented necklace; dotted border 7 to 17:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Λ w/top bar below; left leg and foot missing, throne back w/out cross bars; top Aramaic/Pahlavi line mostly off flan, 1 complete and 2 partial lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Osroes II., 190 AD13 viewsAR dr., 3,81gr, 19mm; Sellwood 85.3, Shore 439, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; crest and side of tiara decorated w/ pellets on stalks; long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, segmented necklace; dotted border 7 to 17:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Λ w/top bar below; left leg and foot represented by 2 dots, throne back w/out cross bars; the complete top Aramaic/Pahlavi line would read King ‘Osroes’, 3 partial lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Osroes II., 190 AD15 viewsAR dr., 2,94gr, 18.33mm; Sellwood 85type, Shore 437var., Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 3 ribbons; crest and side of tiara decorated w/ linked pellets on stalks; long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, 2-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, below mint monogram A w/top bar and I next to it; left leg and foot missing, throne back w/2 cross bars; there is no top Aramaic/Pahlavi line, 7 lines of ‘Greek’ composed of Is, Vs, and the odd + and ⧠ make up the legend;
possibly unrecorded;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Osroes II., 190 AD12 viewsAR dr., 3,54gr, 17,74mm; Sellwood 85.3, Shore 439., Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; crest and side of tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks; long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, segmented necklace; dotted border 8 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, below mint monogram Λ w/top bar and I next to it; left leg and foot represented by a short horizontal line (-), throne back w/out cross bars; complete top Aramaic/Pahlavi line would read ‘Osroes King’, 3 lines of ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: Kűnker Auktion 174, #448.
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Osroes II., 190 AD12 viewsAR dr., 3,36gr, 20,05mm; Sellwood 85.1var., Shore 437var., Sunrise 453var.;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 3 ribbons; crest of tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks, side w/a strip of something; long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, segmented necklace; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, below mint monogram A w/top bar; trace of a left leg (!), throne back w/2 cross bars; no Aramaic/Pahlavi top line, 7 lines of ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Osroes II., 190 AD27 viewsAR dr., 3,37gr, 20,25mm; Sellwood 85 type, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 3 ribbons; crest and side of tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks; long ear flaps; long pointed beard of vertical lines, mustache; earring, segmented necklace; bust is completed at bottom of flan by curved line for neck, which is joined to the earring by a vertical line; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, bow floating in the field, below mint monogram A w/top bar; throne back w/2 cross bars; archer appears headless except for 2 horizontal lines (the cap’s ties and 1 diagonal dash); no Aramaic/Pahlavi top line , 4 discernible lines of ‘Greek’ legend, plenty of dots instead of letters;

ex: Freeman & Sear Mail Bid Sale 17 (12/09) #46 (A. Lynn Collection),
ex: Superior NYCINC Auction (12/98) #1126,
cf. B. Peus Auction 384 # 408, same obv. and rev. dies, different coin.
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Osroes II., ca. 190 AD14 viewsAE9, 1,3gr., 9,27mm;
Sellw. 88.5, Shore 636);
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara w/long ear flap, hooks on crest and side, and diadem w/loop and 4 ribbons; mustache, long beard; 2-layer necklace, ear ring; dotted border 7 - 11h;
rev.: goat or sheep w/large curved horns gallopping left; dotted border 4 - 11h;

ex: B. Murphy, PA., ex: CNG, PA.
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Osroes II., ca. 190 AD15 views
AE8, 1,05gr., 8,42mm;
Sellw. 85.5, Shore 636;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara w/long ear flap, diadem, loop, and ribbons, top of tiara off flan; mustache, beard off flan; dotted border 13 - 14:30h;
rev.: goat or sheep w/larhe curved horns gallopping left; dotted border 11 - 17:30h;

ex: Canmoose Coins, CAN.
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Osroes II., 190 AD40 viewsAR dr., 3,82gr, 20,25mm; Sellwood 85.1, Shore 437, Sunrise 453;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 4 ribbons; tiara decorated w/linked pellets on stalks over crest and side, and long ear flaps; long pointed beard of converging vertical lines, mustache; earring, 2-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram Ā below; left leg and foot represented as 𝝠, throne back w/2 cross bars; top Aramaic/Pahlavi line reading ‘King Osroes’, 3 lines of illegible ‘Greek’ legend;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Unknown King, 140 AD29 viewsAR dr., 3,37gr, 19,64mm; Sellwood 83.1var., Shore 426var. , Sunrise - ; Assar: Parthamaspates (116-117)
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-strand diadem, 3 loops, and 4 ribbons; very long pointed triangular beard, mustache; hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below, next to it I between 2 dots (instead of Arsakes line?); under the right thigh 4 dots (representing leg and foot?); throne back has 3 cross bars; 6 lines of totally meaningless Greek legend visible;

ex: J. Elsen Vente 116, # 268.
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Unknown King, 140 AD31 viewsAR dr., 3,73gr, 20,38mm; Sellwood 83.1var., Shore 426var. , Sunrise - ; Assar: Parthamaspates (116-117) ?
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/4-strand diadem, 3 loops, and 4 ribbons; very long pointed triangular beard, mustache; hair in 3 waves; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below, next to it I between 2 dots (instead of Arsakes line?); under the right thigh 3 dots (representing leg and foot?); throne back has 3 cross bars; 6 lines of double-struck, totally meaningless Greek legend visible;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Vologases IV. 147 - 191 AD15 viewsAE14, 2,78gr., 13,62mm;
Sellw. 84.155, Shore --;
mint: Seleukia,,, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, diadem, loop, and 2 ribbons, single long curved ear flap; mustache, long beard; 2-layer necklace; sprue handle at 6h;
rev: goddess, left, seated on column or log; in left field large palm branch; dotted border 6:30 - 11h;
no discernible dates or monograms.
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Vologases IV. 147 - 191 AD10 viewsAE15, 2,96gr., 14,85mm;
Sellw. 84.144, Shore --;
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, diadem and ribbon, long curved and pointed ear flap; mustache, long beard cut square at the bottom; earring, 2-layer necklace; letters (E)OY in left field; dotted border 6 - 7h;
rev: bust of goddess,right, w/crown or ornate headdress; in left field the letter A; dotted border 9 - 12:30h;
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Vologases IV. 147 - 191 AD13 viewsAE15, 2,96gr., 14,85mm;
Sellw. 84.144, Shore --;
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, diadem and ribbon, long curved and pointed ear flap; mustache, long beard cut square at the bottom; earring, 2-layer necklace; letters (E)OY in left field; dotted border 6 - 7h;
rev: bust of goddess,right, w/crown or ornate headdress; in left field the letter A; dotted border 9 - 12:30h;

this coin has wax residue on both sides.
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Vologases IV. 147 - 191 AD11 viewsAE19, 7,69gr., 18,74mm;
Sellw. 84.134, Shore 436;
mint: Edessa, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, diadem, and loop, hooks on crest of tiara, long curved and pointed ear flap; mustache, long beard; letter B in lower right field; dotted border 11 - 17h;
rev: large monogram 83 in the center;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD21 viewsBI tdr. (silver wash?), 12,41gr; 24,73mm; Sellw. 84.57-60., Shore , Sunrise - ;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: ΘΠ?;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and broad diadem, 1 loop and 1 broad ribbon; tiara w/long ear flap; 1 lock of hair on temple, mustache, long beard w/squared-off tip; earring, necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental fishbone border; in right field a large B;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year ΘΠ?; exergual line; 1 line of legend visible: EΠI+Λ(NOVC).
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD25 viewsBI tdr., 13,88gr; 28,06mm; Sellw. 84.13var., Shore 427, Sunrise 451var.;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: ΔΞY, month AΠEΛΛAIOΣ ( Nov. 151 AD) ;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 loop and 2 broad ribbons; tiara w/row of dots on crest and horn on the side; 1 lock of hair on temple, mustache, long beard w/squared-off tip; earring, 3-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental fishbone border, E and crescent on shoulder; dotted border 13 to 15h; in right field a large B;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year ΔΞY; exergual line; 5 lines of legend visible: BACIΛEΩ(N) OΛAΓACO(Y) AΠEΛΛ(AIOY) EΠIΦANOY(C) (ΦIΛEΛΛHN(OC);

ex: J. Elsen Vente 67, # 311.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD23 viewsBI tdr., 13,88gr; 24,74mm; Sellw. 84.48, Shore - , Sunrise - ;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: EΠY, month ΔIOΣ(Oct. 173 AD);
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 loop and 4 ribbons; tiara w/long ear flap; 1 lock of hair on temple, mustache, long beard (dashes) w/squared-off tip; earring, 2-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental fishbone border; in right field a large B;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year EΠY; exergual line; parts of 4 lines of legend visible: BACI(ΛEΩN) ΔI(OV) IYEPΓE(TOV) (E)ΠI+A(NOVC);

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD41 viewsBI tdr., 14,04gr; 27,11mm; Sellw. 84.13var., Shore 427, Sunrise 451var.;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: ΔΞY (151/152 AD) ;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 loop and 4 ribbons; tiara w/row of dots on crest and horn on the side; 1 lock of hair on temple, mustache, long beard w/squared-off tip; earring, 2-layers of necklace visible; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental fishbone border; dotted border 13 to 16h; in right field a large B;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe w/staff or sceptre; between the heads the year ΔΞY; exergual line; 4 lines of legend visible: BACIΛEΩ(N) (AP)CA(KOY) OΛAΓAC(OY) (E)ΠIΦANO(YC);

ex: B. Kritt, MD.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD24 viewsBI tdr., 13,83gr; 25,62mm; Sellw. 84.49, Shore - , Sunrise - ;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: ζΠY, month ΔIOΣ (Oct. 174 AD);
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 loop and 3 ribbons; tiara w/long ear flap; 1 lock of hair on temple, mustache, long beard (dashes) w/squared-off tip; earring, 2-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental fishbone border, on shoulder Ε and crescent; in right field a large B; border 12-16h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year ζΠY; exergual line; parts of 5 lines of legend visible: (B)ACIΛ(EΩN) (OΛ)AΓA(COV) ΔIOV (Δ)IKA(IOV) EΠI+A(NOVC);

ex: B. Peus Auktion 388/89, # 689.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD11 viewsBI tdr., 12,75gr; 26mm; Sellw. 84.120, Shore - , Sunrise - ;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: Φ, month Artemisios (April 188 AD);
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 loop and 3 ribbons; tiara w/ornamental horn on the side and long ear flap; 1 lock of hair on temple, mustache, long beard (dashes) w/squared-off tip; earring, 2-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental fishbone border; in right field a large B;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year Φ; exergual line; parts of 4 lines of legend visible: (B)ACIΛ(EΩN) (O)ΛAΓ(ACOV) (AP)TEM(ICIOV) (E)ΠI+A(NOVC);

ex: Künker Auktion 174, #447.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD22 viewsBI (silver wash)tdr., 7.68gr; 25,16mm; Sellw. 84.124-26, Shore - , Sunrise - ;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: BΦ (189/90 AD);
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 loop and 3 ribbons; tiara w/ornamental horn on the side and long ear flap; 1 lock of hair on temple, mustache, long beard (dashes) w/squared-off tip; earring, 2-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental fishbone border; in right field a large B;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year BΦ; exergual line; parts of 3 lines of legend visible: (B)ACIΛ(EΩN) OΛA(ΓACOV) (E)ΠI+(ANOVC);
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD16 viewsAR dr., 3,30gr, 18,16mm; Sellwood 84.130., Shore 434var.. , Sunrise 452var. ;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 3 ribbons; tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks over crest and long ear flaps; long beard of vertical lines w/squared-off tip, mustache; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 7-15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram below; under the right thigh Δ for leg and foot; throne back has 3 cross bars; top line of legend king’s name in Pahlavi/Aramaic, then 6 lines of garbled Greek legend;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD21 viewsAR dr., 3,76gr, 21,95mm; Sellwood 84 type., Shore - , Sunrise - ;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 3 ribbons; tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks over crest and long ear flaps; long beard of vertical lines w/squared-off tip, mustache; earring, 3-layer necklace; complete dotted border;
rev.: of the typical rev. only the archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram below and pellet above bow is discernible. It looks as if the rev. die was in such a deteriorated condition that crescent like marks were added by hand to the flan where the legend would have been.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD15 viewsAR dr., 3,71gr, 18,94mm; Sellwood 84 type, Shore - , Sunrise - ;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 3 ribbons; tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks over crest and long ear flaps; long beard of vertical lines w/squared-off tip, mustache; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 15:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram below; no left foot; top Aramaic/Pahlavi line is garbled/off flan, 5 lines of ‘Greek’ legend cover most of the field; boxy chair back similar to Osroes II. rev.

ex: CNG Electronic Auction 91, # 79.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD18 viewsAE15, 3,09gr., 15,25mm;
Sellw. 84.155, Shore --;
mint: Seleukia,,, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, diadem, loop, and 1 ribbon, single long curved ear flap; mustache, long beard; 2-layer necklace; dotted border 3 - 6h; sprue handle at 11:30, flan split at 15h;
rev: goddess, left, seated on column; in left field large palm branch; dotted border 6:30 - 11h;
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Vologases IV., 147 -191 AD23 viewsBI (silver wash) tdr., 9,05gr; 25mm; Sellw. 84.125, Shore - , Sunrise - ;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: BΦ, month ΔYΣTPOΣ (Febr. 190 AD);
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, 1 loop and 3 ribbons; tiara w/ornamental horn on the side and long ear flap; 1 lock of hair on temple, mustache, long beard (dashes) w/squared-off tip; earring, 2-layer necklace; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental fishbone border; in right field a large B;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year BΦ; exergual line; parts of 1 line of legend in exergue readable: VCT;
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Vologases IV., 147 -191 AD17 viewsBI tdr., 13,21gr., 28,4mm;
Sellw. 84.13, Shore 427, Sunrise --;
mint: Seleukia, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, complete set of hooks on crest and very long, backward bent ear flap, horn on side; temple lock, mustache, long beard clipped at end; 4-strand diadem w/loop and 2 broad ribbons; triple necklace w/center beads, earring; cuirass; B in right field; dotted border 8-11,13-16h;
rev: king on throne, left, receiving diadem from facing goddess; year ΔΞΥ (152 AD) between heads, month AΠΕΛΑΙ(ΟΥ)(Nov.) under exergual line. 5 of 7-line legend visible: BACIΛ(EΩΣ) BACIΛ(EΩN) (APCAKOY) (OLA)ΓACO(Y) ΔIKAI(OY) EΠIΦANOYC (ΦIΛEΛΛHNOC); test cut in center;

ex: Sphinx Numismatics, CAN
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD22 viewsAR dr., 3,74gr, 19mm; Sellwood 84.129., Shore 434var.. , Sunrise 452var. ;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 3 ribbons; tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks over crest and long ear flaps; long beard of vertical lines w/squared-off tip, mustache; earring, 3-layer necklace; complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand, mint monogram below, dot above bow; under the right thigh Δ for leg and foot; throne back has 3 cross bars; top line of legend king’s name in Pahlavi/Aramaic, then 5 lines of garbled Greek legend: ⧠IIΛII??, next line illegible, ΛXIΛ⧠V VIIΓ.ITO EΠXΛNOV TXΛIΛΛH⧠;

ex: H. Hass, GER.
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Vologases IV., 147 - 191 AD15 viewsAR dr., 3,84gr, 19mm; Sellwood 84.130., Shore 434var.. , Sunrise 452var. ;
mint: Ekbatana ; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 4-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 3 ribbons; tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks over crest and long ear flaps; long beard of vertical lines w/squared-off tip, mustache; earring, 3-layer necklace; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and mint monogram below; under the right thigh Λ for leg and foot; throne back has 3 cross bars; top line of legend king’s name in Pahlavi/Aramaic, then 5 lines of double-struck, totally meaningless Greek legend;

ex: CNG, PA.
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Vologases V., 191 - 208 AD13 viewsBI tdr., 11,46gr; 22,2mm; Sellw. 87.2-9, Shore 442-47var., Sunrise 457var.;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: ΔΦ (192 AD);
obv.: head, left, w/4-strand diadem and 3 ribbons; hair in a bun of concentric curls over the ear, mustache, long triangular beard ; earring, 2-layer necklace w/central medallion; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year ΔΦ; exergual line; partial letters around the edge; small deposits of copper on obv. and rev.

ex: Zurquieh, UAE.
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Vologases V., 191 - 208 AD20 viewsBI tdr., 7,49gr; 22,94mm; Sellw. 87 type, Shore 442 type, Sunrise 457 type;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/2-strand diadem, loop, and 4 ribbons; curly hair on top, side hair in a bun of concentric curls over the ear, mustache, long triangular beard ; earring, 2-layer necklace w/central medallion;
rev.: king, left, on throne, faced by goddess in long robe; between the heads illegible year;

the beakiest nose in my collection; rather degenerated die cutting craftsmanship;

ex: Pars Coins.
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Vologases V., 191 - 208 AD9 viewsAR dr., 3,53gr, 19,54mm; Sellwood 86.3, Shore 448, Sunrise 455;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/2-strand diadem and 2 broad ribbons in lower left and right field, 2 bun ties floating in left and right upper field; hair in 3 bunches on top and sides, mustache, long triangular beard of vertical lines; double necklace; dotted border 6:30 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs but only 1 arm, mint monogram A below bow; 2 lines of legend entirely visible, the first the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the other one in ‘Greek’;
coin has very dark toning;

ex: Baldwin Auction 96 (09/15), The David Sellwood Collection.
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Vologases V., 191 - 208 AD13 viewsAR dr., 3,85gr, 17,98mm; Sellwood 86.3, Shore 448, Sunrise 455;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/2-strand diadem and 2 broad ribbons in lower left and right field; hair in 3 bunches on top and sides, mustache, long triangular beard of vertical lines; double necklace; dotted border 4 to 14h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne (no seat), w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs but only 1 arm, mint monogram below bow blurred; 4 lines of legend visible, the first the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in ‘Greek’;


ex: Pegasi Coins, MI.
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Vologases V., 191 - 208 AD17 viewsAR dr., 3,74gr, 18mm; Sellwood 86.3, Shore 448, Sunrise 455;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/2-strand diadem and 2 broad ribbons in lower left and right field, top bun ties in front of bun; hair in 3 bunches on top and sides, mustache, long triangular beard composed of dashes; double necklace; dotted border 9 to 14:30h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs, 2 arms, mint monogram A below bow; 2 lines of legend entirely visible, the first the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the other in ‘Greek’;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Vologases V., 191 -208 AD12 viewsBI tdr., 13,13gr; 24,66mm; Sellw. 87.10-11, Shore 442, Sunrise 457;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h; date: EΦ (193/94 AD);
obv.: head, left, w/multi-strand diadem, loop, and 4 ribbons; curly hair on top, side hair in a bun of concentric curls over the ear, mustache, long triangular beard ; earring, 2-layer necklace w/central medallion; tunic/cuirass w/ornamental border;
rev.: king, left, on throne, receiving wreath or diadem from facing goddess in long robe; between the heads the year EΦ; exergual line; partial letters around the edge;

ex: CNG 67 (09/04), #991, ex: Malter Galleries, CA.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 22812 viewsBI tdr., 7,41gr; 25,04mm; Sellw. 88.3, 4 or 7, Shore 451, Sunrise 458var.;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, loop, and 3 ribbons, tiara has extra long ear flapand horn on the side; mustache, long tapered beard, hair lock on forehead; earring, 2-layer necklace; cuirass/tunic; in right field a large B, dotted border 13 to 17:30h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, faced by goddess in long robe; between the heads the year AKΦ (209/210); partial left line EΠ(IΦANOVC).
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD15 viewsAR dr., 3,83gr, 19,73mm; Sellwood 88.23, Shore 462, Sunrise 460;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 14 pellets on stalks, 4 pellets on stalks and ∪ on the side, extra long ear flap w/pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; segmented necklace; dotted border 7 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand and monogram ⊼ below bow; throne seat as − , archer has both legs; 5 visible lines of legend, the top line in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the other 4 in ‘Greek’;

ex: B. Peus Auktion 384/385 (11/05), # 410.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD11 viewsBI tdr., 7,41gr; 25,04mm; Sellw. 88.3, 4 or 7, Shore 451, Sunrise 458var.;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, loop, and 3 ribbons, tiara has extra long ear flap; mustache, long tapered beard composed of dashes, lock on forehead; earring, 2-layer necklace; cuirass/tunic; in right field a large B, partial dotted border 13 to 14h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, faced by goddess in long robe; between the heads the year AKΦ (209/210); partial left line EΠIΦ(ANOVC).
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD32 viewsBI tdr., 12,32gr; 25,44mm; Sellw. 88.3, 4 or 7, Shore 451, Sunrise 458var.;
mint: Seleukia; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 4-strand diadem, loop, and 3 ribbons, tiara has extra long ear flap and horn on the side; mustache, long tapered beard; earring, 2-layer necklace; cuirass/tunic border w/fishbone pattern; in right field a large B, dotted border 14 to 16h;
rev.: king, left, on throne, faced by goddess in long robe; between the heads the year AKΦ (209/210); partial left line EΠIΦ(ANOVC), exergual line;
nice dark tone;

ex: S. Album, CA.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD10 viewsAR dr., 3,34gr, 17,32mm; Sellwood 88.18, Shore 456, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 2-strand diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons, crest of tiara decorated w/17 pellets on stalks, side w/4 pellets on stalks, long ear flap w/five pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; pronounced cheek; double necklace; in upper right field l⊃ complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs, mint monogram ⊼ below bow; throne seat and legs as ⊼ 3 lines of legend entirely visible, 2 partials, the first being the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in ‘Greek’;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD8 viewsAR dr., 3,34gr, 17,32mm; Sellwood 88.18, Shore 456, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 2-strand diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons, crest of tiara decorated w/several pellets on stalks, side w/4 pellets on stalks, long ear flap w/five pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; no neck or torso outlines; segmented necklace; in upper right field l⊃ dotted border 6 to 14h; weak obv. die;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs, mint monogram ⊼ below bow; 2 lines of legend entirely visible, 2 partials, the first being the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in ‘Greek’;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD8 viewsAR dr., 3,33gr, 19,05mm; Sellwood 88.18, Shore 455, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 2-strand diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons, crest of tiara decorated w/14 pellets on stalks, side w/4 pellets on stalks, long ear flap w/6 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; double necklace, no neck or torso outlines; in upper right field l⊃ dotted border 5 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, mint monogram ⊼ below bow; 5 lines of legend entirely visible, the first being the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in ‘Greek’;

ex: H. Hass, GER>
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD9 viewsAR dr., 3,42gr, 21,61mm; Sellwood 88.18, Shore 455, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 2-strand diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons, crest of tiara decorated w/14 pellets on stalks, side w/3 pellets on stalks, long ear flap w/6 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; molded cheeks; double necklace; in upper right field l⊃ complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs; mint monogram ⊼ below bow; throne seat and legs as ⊼, 6 lines of legend entirely visible (3 top lines !), the first being the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in ‘Greek’.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD13 viewsAR dr., 3,44gr, 20,6mm; Sellwood 88.18var, Shore 455, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 2-strand diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons, crest of tiara decorated w/10 pellets on stalks, side w/4 pellets on stalks, very long ear flap w/8 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; molded cheek; no neck or torso outlines; double necklace w/ an extra row of pellets; in upper right field l⊃; complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs; mint monogram ⊼ below bow; 4 lines of legend visible, the first being the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in ‘Greek’.

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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD8 viewsAR dr., 3,54gr, 17,86mm; Sellwood 88.19, Shore 458, Sunrise 459;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 2-strand diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons, crest of tiara decorated w/17 pellets on stalks, side w/4 pellets on stalks, long ear flap w/5 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; molded cheek, large slanted eye; double necklace; in upper right field l⊃; dotted border 5 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs; mint monogram Ā below bow, the seat and legs of throne as ⊼; 4 lines of legend visible, the first (mostly off-line) being the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in ‘Greek’.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD8 viewsAR dr., 3,68gr, 18,95mm; Sellwood 88.19, Shore 458, Sunrise 459;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 2-strand diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons, crest of tiara decorated w/16 pellets on stalks, side w/5 pellets on stalks, long ear flap w/4 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; molded cheek, large eye; double necklace; in upper right field l⊃ complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs; mint monogram Ā below bow, the seat and legs of throne as ⊼; 4 lines of legend visible, the first being the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in ‘Greek’.

ex: D. Grotjohann, GER.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD14 viewsAR dr., 3,42gr, 22,9mm; Sellwood 88.19, Shore 460, Sunrise 459;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 19 pellets on stalks, 4 pellets on stalks on the side, long ear flap w/ 5 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines, molded cheek, large eye; double necklace; in upper right field l⊃ (abbreviation of the king’s name); complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram Ā below bow, throne seat and legs as ⊼ 5 visible lines of legend, the top of which in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in 'Greek'; struck w/an uncleaned die;

ex: D. Grotjohann, GER., ex: Peus 363, # 5200 as S.88.18(sic!), ex: Robert Göbl collection
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD14 viewsAR dr., 3,42gr, 19,83mm; Sellwood 88.20, Shore 459, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 10 pellets on stalks, 4 pellets on stalks on the side, long ear flap w/ 6 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines, large eye; double necklace; in upper right field S⊃ (abbreviation of the king’s name); dotted border 7 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram Ā below bow; archer has both legs; 5 visible lines of legend, the top of which in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in 'Greek';

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD15 viewsAR dr., 3,80gr, 19,74mm; Sellwood 88.20var., Shore 459var., Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 14 pellets on stalks, 4 pellets on stalks on the side, long ear flap w/ 9 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines, molded cheek, large eye; double necklace w/an extra row of pellets; in upper right field S⊃ (abbreviation of the king’s name); complete dotted border;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one outstretched hand and monogram ⊼ below bow; archer has both legs and 1 foot; 4 visible lines of legend, the top Aramaic/Pahlavi line is off the flan, the other 4 in ‘Greek’;

ex: CNG Triton XIII (01/10), #820, ex T. Ballen Collection.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD21 viewsAR dr., 3,51gr, 19,74mm; Sellwood 88.22, Shore -, Sunrise -;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 15 pellets on stalks, 5 pellets on stalks on the side, long ear flap w/8 pellets, bent back at almost a right angle; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; molded cheek, large eye w/separate eyebrow, line from nose to corner of mouth; double necklace w/an extra row of pellets; in upper right field ⧵⊃ (abbreviation of the king’s name); dotted border 6 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand and monogram ⊼ below bow; archer has both legs; 4 visible lines of legend, the top Aramaic/Pahlavi line is mostly off the flan, the other 4 in ‘Greek’;

in: Parthika.fr, Les Différents Types;
ex: H. Hass, GER., ex: Münzen und Medaillen Auktion 8, # 219.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD18 viewsAR dr., 3,86gr, 18,89mm; Sellwood 88.23, Shore 462, Sunrise 460;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara and 2-layer diadem, double loop and 2 ribbons; over the crest of the tiara a row of 14 pellets on stalks, 4 pellets on stalks and ∪ on the side, extra long ear flap w/11 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; segmented necklace; dotted border 7:30 to 16h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand and monogram ⊼ below bow; archer has both legs; 5 entirely or partially visible lines of legend, the top line in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the other 4 in ‘Greek’;

ex: B. Peus Auktion 386/387 (04/06), # 437.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD18 viewsAE10, 1,20gr., 10,1mm;
Sellw. 88.29, Shore 640var.;
mint: Ekbatana, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara decorated w/pellets on stalks on the crest and side, diadem w/2 loops; lower half of head off flan;
rev.: eagle, left, w/wings spread; dotted border 9 - 15h;

ex: Canmoose Coins, CAN.
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Vologases VI., 208 - 228 AD13 viewsAR dr., 3,70gr, 19,16mm; Sellwood 88.19var., Shore 458var., Sunrise 459var.;
mint: Ekbatana; axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/tiara, 2-strand diadem, 2 loops and 2 ribbons, crest of tiara decorated w/19 pellets on stalks, side w/5 pellets on stalks, long ear flap w/7 pellets; mustache, long triangular beard composed of vertical lines; molded cheek, almond shaped eye; line from nose to corner of mouth; double necklace w/⋀⋁ pattern in the center; in upper right field l⊃; dotted border 8 to 15h;
rev.: archer, right, on throne, w/bow in one extended hand, 2 complete legs; mint monogram Ā below bow, the seat and legs of throne as ⊼; 3 lines of legend visible, the first being the king’s name in Aramaic/Pahlavi, the others in ‘Greek’.

ex: S. Hagadorn, TX.
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