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Elymais -- Unknown Ruler, 3rd cent. AD;8 viewsAE 13, 1,95gr, 13mm;
mint: ? , axis: 12h;
Alram: - , Van't Haaff 21.2.1-1a;
obv.: bust, right, w/ diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; short beard represented by 2 diagonal lines of pellets, medium-long hair, also in pellets; necklace;
rev.: wreath or diadem w/opening at bottom, in it wide crescent opening upward, 3pellets below crescent, 1 above.
1 commentsSchatz11/30/19 at 16:19Stkp: nice
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Elymais -- Orodes IV. and Ulfan, 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD8 viewsAE dr., 2,97gr, 13,96mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram 490, Van't Haaff 17.1.1-1c or d;
obv.: bare headed, left, w/diadem; large tuft of top hair, side hair flowing backward; lettering on left rim meaning Orodes Malka;
rev.: female bust, left, w/partly braided long ponytail; earring, necklace, large collar; lettering on left rim probably meaning Ulfan; dotted border 2-4h.
Black tone.
1 commentsSchatz11/30/19 at 16:18Stkp: very nice
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Elymais -- Orodes III, 2nd cent. AD8 viewsAE dr., 3 gr, 14,06mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 10:30h;
Alram: - , Van't Haaff: 16.2.1-1a;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara and diadem, knot, and ribbon, tiara w/anchor on side, pellets on crest; mustache, broad beard squared off at bottom; necklace; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below 1 top bar anchor; dotted border 13-16h;
rev.: Belos bust, right, w/cornucopia in left field; dotted border 6-11h.
Black toning.
1 commentsSchatz11/30/19 at 16:18Stkp: nice
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Elymais -- Unknown early Arsacid ruler or Kamnaskires V., 54/53 - 33/32 BC,11 viewsBI tdr., 15,42gr, 31,2mm;
mint: Seleukia on Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
Alram NB 1, Van't Haaff 10.3.1-1Ad, Sunr. 485var.;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/diadem and 2 ribbons; short hair in rolled fringe around heard, long lock in nape of neck, mustache, long pointed beard (rows of curls); earring, three-turn torque w/pellet finials; cuirass; floating bust; in upper left field star consisting of dots, 1 bar anchor below, pellet between head and anchor; dotted border 8 - 10, 13 - 19:30, the line between 17 and 19h doubling as exergual line;
rev.: small centered bare-headed bust w/short beard and diadem, surrounded by 4-line legend of corrupted Greek letters.
1 commentsSchatz11/23/19 at 21:31Robert L3: Super coin.
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,7 viewsAE dr., 3,41gr, 15,54mm;
mint: Susa, axis: -;
Alram - , Van't Haaff 14.7.2-2A;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara and diadem, knot and 1 ribbon, crescent and pellet on side of tiara; mustache long full beard; earring, necklace; in upper right field crescent and pellet, below 1 top bar anchor; dotted border 8 - 15h;
rev.: field of random slashes.
Attractive verdigris patina (genuine?).
1 commentsSchatz11/23/19 at 21:30Robert L3: A beauty.
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent.AD6 viewsAE tdr, 14,93gr, 28,3mm;
mint: Susa, axis: -;
Alram -, Van't Haaff 14.7.1-1B;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara, diadem, 2 loops, and 2 ties, tiara w/ crescent and pellet as side ornament, string of pellets running across crest; no visible head hair, mustache, long beard; earring, triple necklace; in left field 2 rows of Aramaic lettering meaning King Phraates, son of King Orodes; in right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/2 crossbars and a pellet to both sides of the main shaft; dotted border 8 - 10h;
rev.: field of perpendicular slashes.
1 commentsSchatz11/23/19 at 21:29Robert L3: Outstanding! I love this type - and yours is an am...
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Elymais -- Kamnaskites Orodes, early to mid 2nd cent. AD6 viewsAE dr., 3,98gr, 16mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram 479var., Van't Haaff 12.3.1-2B2b;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/2-strand diadem; handlebar mustache, 2 large tufts of rising rows of curls, 1 top tuft; necklace; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 top bar; between anchor and torso oblong object; dotted border 6 - 10h, 14 - 16h;
rev.: field of mostly vertical slashes.
Very light brown tone.
1 commentsSchatz11/23/19 at 21:14Robert L3: Elymaean AE drachms don't come better than thi...
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Elymais -- Orodes IV., 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD8 viewsAE dr., 2.98gr, 14,8mm;
mint: Susa, axis 13h;
Alram - , Van't Haaff 17.2.1-1b;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/diadem and 2 loops; 2 round tufts of hair on sides, one smaller oblong tuft on top of head, mustache, chin beard; necklace;
rev.: female bust, left, (Artemis?) w/helmet (?), along crest pellets on stalks, diadem and 2 ribbons; bunch of frontal hair; earring, necklace; 1 top bar and 1 bottom bar anchor in right field; dotted border 12 - 15h.
Pleasant dark tone.
2 commentsSchatz11/23/19 at 21:12Robert L3: Very nice example of the type.
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Elymais -- Orodes IV., 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD8 viewsAE dr., 2.98gr, 14,8mm;
mint: Susa, axis 13h;
Alram - , Van't Haaff 17.2.1-1b;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/diadem and 2 loops; 2 round tufts of hair on sides, one smaller oblong tuft on top of head, mustache, chin beard; necklace;
rev.: female bust, left, (Artemis?) w/helmet (?), along crest pellets on stalks, diadem and 2 ribbons; bunch of frontal hair; earring, necklace; 1 top bar and 1 bottom bar anchor in right field; dotted border 12 - 15h.
Pleasant dark tone.
2 commentsSchatz11/23/19 at 20:09quadrans: Nice piece..
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Elymais -- Phraates, early mid 2nd cent. AD;5 viewsAE dr., 3,82gr., 16,4mm;
Alram 473var., Van't Haaff 14.6.1-3 (?) (non-radiate), or 1-2b (radiate), Sunr. - ,
mint: , axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara (pellet in crescent as side ornament), diadem, bow, 2 ribbons; handlebar mustache, long all beard tapered and scared of at bottom; earring, necklace (?); ΠΡΑ on outer left rim inside out; crescent w/pellet in upper right field, below 1 bar anchor; dotted border 12 - 14h;
floating bust;
rev.: Artemis, standing right, w/some kind of head cover, difficult to determine if radiate or not, holding bow; inside-out BΛCIΛL on left rim, HTC on upper right rim (= retrograde (ΠPΛΛ)THC inside-out.
Almost black tone.
1 commentsSchatz11/14/19 at 00:36Stkp: very nice
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires-Orodes, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,10 viewsAE dr., 3,87gr, 15,94mm;
Alram 482 ff. , Van't Haaff 12.3.1-2A1, Sunr. 487var.;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/diadem, 2 ribbons over shoulder; top hair tuft, side tufts consisting of rising rows of pellets, mustache, short beard; necklace w/center medallion; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/2 top and 1 bottom bars, pellet between anchor and shoulder; dotted border 5 - 10h;
rev.: field of multidirectional slashes.
Lovely dark tone.
1 commentsSchatz11/14/19 at 00:36Stkp: nice
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Elymais -- Orodes I., late 1st to early 2nd cent. AD44 viewsAE tdr., 15,61gr, 27,44mm;
mint: Susa (?)
Vanít Haaff 11.1.1-1a (this coin), Alram p. 146, #466, NB3;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/2-strand diadem, loop, 2 ribbons; straight top hair running across head, side hair combed backwards, mustache, long pointed curly beard, multi-turn torque ending in pellet; cuirass w/shoulder pads; in right lower filed anchor w/2 upper and 2 lower cross bars, crescent and pellet above; in lower left field Aramaic legend ĎOrodesí; dotted border 10 - 12h;
rev.: head, left, w/diadem surrounded by 4 lines of blundered letters;

plate coin in: Parthia.com; in: P.A. Van't Haaff, Catalogue of Elymaean Coinage, p. 92, type 11.1.1-1a;

ex: CNG, Triton VII, # 532, ex: Bellaria Collection; ex: CNG 60, # 1041; ex: Gorny and Mosch 96, # 252.
1 commentsSchatz04/09/17 at 23:28Robert L3: Great coin, Schatz. And a van't Haaff plate c...
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Elymais: Orodes I., mid/late 1st cent. AD44 viewsAE tdr. w/silver wash, 14,93gr., 27,73mm;
Vanít Haaff 11.2.1-1a, Alram p. 146, #466, 3; pl. 15 NB3;
mint: ? axis: 14h;
obv.: bare-headed, left,w/diadem, knot, loop, and ribbons; med.-long large bunch of curly hair over ear, mustache, med.-long pointed beard; earring, necklace; in right field single crossbar anchor w/crescent and star above; border 8 - 13h;
rev.: traces of a small portrait and lettering;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
1 commentsSchatz03/28/17 at 00:14Robert L3: Been looking for one of these for years with no lu...
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD46 viewsAE tdr, 14,43gr., 29,8mm;
Alram 467,468 (Orodes I.), Vanít Haaff 16.4.1-1a (Orodes III.);
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, 2-strand diadem w/ 2 ribbons; mustache, med.-long beard cut square at bottom; necklace, earring; tunic/cuirass; in left field Aramaic legend ĎKing Orodesí, in right field anchor w/1 upper crossbar, crescent and pellet above, star between anchor and ribbons; dotted border 8 - 16h;
rev.: field of vertical dashes;
some verdigris patina on obv. and rev.
1 commentsSchatz03/19/17 at 00:40quadrans: Interesting portrait..
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD,44 viewsAE 13, 3,68 gr., 13,1mm
Vanít Haaff 16.1.1-1
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, long beard; very large eye; earring, necklace; in right field anchor w/1 upper crossbar, crescent and pellet above; dotted border 7 - 13h;
rev.: radiate bust of Artemis wearing kalathos, right; corrupted Greek lettering around rim; dotted border 11:30 - 17h;
almost black patina;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
1 commentsSchatz03/19/17 at 00:39quadrans: Nice example..
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Elymais -- Orodes II., early mid-2nd cent. AD42 viewsAE tdr., 14,48gr, 27,98mm;
Van't Haaff 13.3, Alram 477 and pl. 16, 477;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h
obv.: head, facing, w/tiara, hooks over crest, row of pearls below, dotted center line, 2-strand diadem; ears; mustache, med.-long fan like beard; in right field double crossbar anchor, crescent with star above; along left rim 'King Orodes' in Parthian script; dotted border 8 - 9:30 and 14 - 17h;
rev.: field of vertical dashes;

ex: CNG e-Auction 146, #81, ex: David P. Herman Collection of Facing Heads on Greek Coins.
1 commentsSchatz03/17/17 at 21:46quadrans: Nice piece..
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD55 viewsAE dr., 3,82 gr,
Van't Haaff 14.6.1-3, Alram 473;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara and row of pellets over crest; 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, long beard; necklace, earring; cuirass or tunic; on the left rim inside the beaded border (9-15 h) the Greek letters ΓPA, in right field anchor w/ 1 upper and 1 lower crossbar, crescent and pellet above;
rev.: Artemis, standing right, w/bow in extended left hand, the right hand reaching over the shoulder for arrow in quiver; circular Greek legend probably BACIΛEΩC ΦPAATEC;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
2 commentsSchatz03/17/17 at 21:45quadrans: I agree nice one..
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,47 viewsAE 14, 3,63 gr.,
Vanít Haaff 14.7.2-1
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, long beard; earring, necklace; collar of cuirass or tunic w/ shoulder pad (?); in right field anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar, crescent and pellet above;
rev.: field of dots;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
1 commentsSchatz03/17/17 at 01:02Robert L3: Attractive example...better than the average for t...
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD55 viewsAE dr., 3,82 gr,
Van't Haaff 14.6.1-3, Alram 473;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara and row of pellets over crest; 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, long beard; necklace, earring; cuirass or tunic; on the left rim inside the beaded border (9-15 h) the Greek letters ΓPA, in right field anchor w/ 1 upper and 1 lower crossbar, crescent and pellet above;
rev.: Artemis, standing right, w/bow in extended left hand, the right hand reaching over the shoulder for arrow in quiver; circular Greek legend probably BACIΛEΩC ΦPAATEC;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
2 commentsSchatz03/17/17 at 01:01Robert L3: Quite nice.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, 1st half of 2nd cent. AD,43 viewsAE tdr., 15,23gr., 26,96mm;
Vanít Haaff 12.1.1-1Ab (this coin), Alram 479;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/diadem, 2 loops and ribbons; hair in large grape like bunches on either side of head, mustache, medium size rounded beard; double necklace; tunic; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars, crescent and star above; 7:30 - 13:30 Aramaic or Pahlavi legend meaning King Kamnaskires Orodes; dotted border 11 - 15h;
rev.: dashes and vís strewn over entire surface;

ex: Triton VII,, CNG, lot 534; ex: Vecchi 8 (12/97), lot 147.
2 commentsSchatz01/11/17 at 09:23Pharsalos: Superb obverse!
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Elymais -- Orodes II., 1st half of 2nd cent. AD,41 viewsAE dr., 3,59gr., 14,47mm;
Vanít Haaff 13.1.1-2, Alram 478var.;
mint: ? ; axis: 12h
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/2-strand , diadem, 1 loop and ribbons; emblem in center of top hair, large, grape like bunch of hair on either side, the vertical lines of dots pointing upward, mustache, med.-long beard; double necklace; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars, crescent w/ pellet above, traces of border above crescent;
rev: radiate (?) bust of Belos w/2 horns, side bunches; Aramaic or Pahlavi legend around rim meaning King Orodes son of Orodes;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
1 commentsSchatz12/09/16 at 04:46SRukke: Nice
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, 1st half of 2nd cent. AD,43 viewsAE tdr., 15,23gr., 26,96mm;
Vanít Haaff 12.1.1-1Ab (this coin), Alram 479;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/diadem, 2 loops and ribbons; hair in large grape like bunches on either side of head, mustache, medium size rounded beard; double necklace; tunic; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars, crescent and star above; 7:30 - 13:30 Aramaic or Pahlavi legend meaning King Kamnaskires Orodes; dotted border 11 - 15h;
rev.: dashes and vís strewn over entire surface;

ex: Triton VII,, CNG, lot 534; ex: Vecchi 8 (12/97), lot 147.
2 commentsSchatz12/08/16 at 23:18Robert L3: Wow...this as nice as they come. Outsta...
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Elymais: Orodes I., mid/late 1st cent. AD35 viewsAE tdr., 15,61gr., 27,44mm;
Vanít Haaff 11.1.1c (this coin), Alram p.146 #466, pl. 15, NB3;
mint: axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/2-strand diadem, loop and 2 ribbons; med.-long bushy hair brushed back over the ear, mustache, long tapering beard cut off at the end; earring, multi-layer torque ending in pellet; cuirass; in right field 2-crossbar anchor w/crescent and star above, in left field Aramaic or Pahlavi MLKí or part of it; dotted border 11 - 13h;
rev.: traces of small portrait surrounded by 4 lines of ĎGreekí originally being BAΣIΛEΩΣ YPΩΔHΣ;

plate coin in: Parthia.com, Coins of Elymais; P.A. Van't Haaff, Catalogue of Elymaean Coinage, p.92, 11.1.1-1c;

ex: Harlan Berk, Ill.; CNG 51, #647.
1 commentsSchatz12/01/16 at 22:06Robert L3: Wonderful example.
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Elymais -- Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD50 viewsAE tdr., 16,2gr., 30,3mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.3.1-2A; Alram p. 146, #466, 1var., pl. 15, NB1var.;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/2-strand diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; hair protruding from under diadem, mustache, long tapering curly beard, long twisted bunch of hair or lock in back of neck; ear ring, multi-turn torque ending in pellet in right field; cuirass; 2-bar anchor w/pellet to the left, star and crescent above; dotted border 8 - 14:30;
rev: corrupted image and corrupted lettering;

ex: CNG 66, lot 836.
3 commentsSchatz11/29/16 at 02:51quadrans: I agree nice one
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Elymais -- Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD38 viewsAE tdr., 15,33gr., 29,24mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.3.1var., Alram p. 146, NB1var.;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/2-strand diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; hair protruding from under diadem, elongated hair bunch in back of neck, mustache, long beard; earring, torque; cuirass; anchor w/3 crossbars in right field, dot and crescent above, in right field in front of beard a pellet; dotted border 12 - 16h;
obv.: shadow of a bust, left, surrounded by three lines of meaningless letters;

ex: J. Elsen, Vente 70, lot 335, BE.
1 commentsSchatz11/29/16 at 02:50quadrans: Huhh nice one
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Elymais -- Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD50 viewsAE tdr., 16,2gr., 30,3mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.3.1-2A; Alram p. 146, #466, 1var., pl. 15, NB1var.;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/2-strand diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; hair protruding from under diadem, mustache, long tapering curly beard, long twisted bunch of hair or lock in back of neck; ear ring, multi-turn torque ending in pellet in right field; cuirass; 2-bar anchor w/pellet to the left, star and crescent above; dotted border 8 - 14:30;
rev: corrupted image and corrupted lettering;

ex: CNG 66, lot 836.
3 commentsSchatz11/28/16 at 10:13museumguy: Beautiful portrait!
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires II. Nikephoros, ca. 145 - 139 BC55 viewsAR tdr., 15,38gr., 26,92mm;
Alram 431, Vanít Haaff type 2.1.1-4,
mint: Susa, axis: 6h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and ribbons; short hair in curls, thin mustache, cheek hair, no beard; monogr. ∊ over A in left field, reel and pellet border 7 - 14;
rev.: naked Apollo, left, w/bow and arrow, seated on pineapple like omphalos, exergual line, dotted border 13 - 17:30h; 3-line legend: KAMNAΣKIP(OY) BAΣIΛEΩΣ (N)IKΗΦOPOY;
roughness and corrosion on both sides;

ex: CNG 66, #831, ex: Bellaria Collection; ex: B. Peus 343, # 215.
3 commentsSchatz11/28/16 at 10:11museumguy: A real beauty Schatz! Congrats!
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Elymais -- Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD50 viewsAE tdr., 16,2gr., 30,3mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.3.1-2A; Alram p. 146, #466, 1var., pl. 15, NB1var.;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/2-strand diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; hair protruding from under diadem, mustache, long tapering curly beard, long twisted bunch of hair or lock in back of neck; ear ring, multi-turn torque ending in pellet in right field; cuirass; 2-bar anchor w/pellet to the left, star and crescent above; dotted border 8 - 14:30;
rev: corrupted image and corrupted lettering;

ex: CNG 66, lot 836.
3 commentsSchatz11/27/16 at 19:02Robert L3: Bold strike! Nice looking coin!
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires V., ca. 54/3 - 33/32 BC39 viewsBi tdr., 14,66gr., 26,3mm;
Alram 463, Vanít Haaff type 9.1.1.7, Sunrise 481;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and 2 ribbons; short hair, mustache, long, full beard cut square at the end; earring, necklace; anchor w/star above in right field; cuirass; dotted border 10 - 14h;
rev.: small bare-headed bust to the left, w/diadem and ribbons; short hair, beardless or short beard, surrounded by 4-line meaningless legend;

ex: Persepolis Galleries, UK.
1 commentsSchatz11/27/16 at 19:01Robert L3: Nice, stern obverse portrait.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires V., 54/53 - 33/32 BC30 viewsAR hemidr., 1,93gr., 11,93mm;

Vanít Haaff 9.1.3var. (rev. monogr.), Alram p. 146, #465, Sunrise 484;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and 2 ribbons; med.-long hair in curls, mustache; necklace; cuirass; in right field part of anchor;
rev.: small bust, left, w/diadem and ribbons; short beard, mustache; necklace; traces of lettering on the rim of coin;

ex: Guy Clark, VA.
1 commentsSchatz11/27/16 at 19:00Robert L3: Very nice for the type.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires II. Nikephoros, ca. 145 - 139 BC55 viewsAR tdr., 15,38gr., 26,92mm;
Alram 431, Vanít Haaff type 2.1.1-4,
mint: Susa, axis: 6h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and ribbons; short hair in curls, thin mustache, cheek hair, no beard; monogr. ∊ over A in left field, reel and pellet border 7 - 14;
rev.: naked Apollo, left, w/bow and arrow, seated on pineapple like omphalos, exergual line, dotted border 13 - 17:30h; 3-line legend: KAMNAΣKIP(OY) BAΣIΛEΩΣ (N)IKΗΦOPOY;
roughness and corrosion on both sides;

ex: CNG 66, #831, ex: Bellaria Collection; ex: B. Peus 343, # 215.
3 commentsSchatz11/20/16 at 03:01Jay GT4: Exceptional!
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires V., 54/53 -33/32 BC33 viewsBI tdr., 14,96gr., 23,92mm;
Alram 463, Vanít Haaff 9.1.1.7, Sunrise 481;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and 2 ribbons; short hair, mustache, long, full beard cut square at the end; earring, multi-turn torque; cuirass; anchor w/star above in right field;
rev.: bare-headed, bust w/diadem, left, short hair, beardless or short beard, surrounded by meaningless 4-line legend;

ex: W. Derfler, GER.
1 commentsSchatz11/20/16 at 03:00Jay GT4: Interesting style
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires II. Nikephoros, ca. 145 - 139 BC55 viewsAR tdr., 15,38gr., 26,92mm;
Alram 431, Vanít Haaff type 2.1.1-4,
mint: Susa, axis: 6h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and ribbons; short hair in curls, thin mustache, cheek hair, no beard; monogr. ∊ over A in left field, reel and pellet border 7 - 14;
rev.: naked Apollo, left, w/bow and arrow, seated on pineapple like omphalos, exergual line, dotted border 13 - 17:30h; 3-line legend: KAMNAΣKIP(OY) BAΣIΛEΩΣ (N)IKΗΦOPOY;
roughness and corrosion on both sides;

ex: CNG 66, #831, ex: Bellaria Collection; ex: B. Peus 343, # 215.
3 commentsSchatz11/20/16 at 01:06Robert L3: Gawd. I have perhaps never been more envious of a...
     
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