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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD54 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 commentsSchatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires II. Nikephoros, ca. 145 - 139 BC53 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.
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Elymais -- Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD49 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 commentsSchatz
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,46 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 commentsSchatz
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD45 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 commentsSchatz
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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.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD,43 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 commentsSchatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, 1st half of 2nd cent. AD,42 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.
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Elymais: Orodes I., mid/late 1st cent. AD42 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.: trace of a small portrait and lettering;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
1 commentsSchatz
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Elymais -- Orodes II., early mid-2nd cent. AD40 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 commentsSchatz
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Elymais -- Orodes II., 1st half of 2nd cent. AD,40 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.
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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.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires V., ca. 54/3 - 33/32 BC36 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.
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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.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD35 viewsAE 17, 3,56gr., 16,9mm;
Vanít Haaff 16.3.2-2Ac;
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, fringe like beard; tunic/cuirass; in right field anchor w/1 upper crossbar, crescent and pellet above; dotted border 7 - 12h; tip of nose missing;
rev.: upside down anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar in field of vertical dashes;
some verdigris patina on obv. and rev.
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD34 viewsAE 14, 3,33 gr.,
Vanít Haaff 14.7.2-1c
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, long beard; earring; in right field anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar, crescent and pellet above;
rev.: field of vertical dashes;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD33 viewsAE 14, 3,28gr., 13,76mm;
Vanít Haaff 16.2.1-1;
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, 2-strand diadem,loop, and ribbon; mustache, beard; tunic/cuirass; in right field anchor w/1 upper crossbar, crescent and pellet above; dotted border 8 - 11:30h;
rev.: bust of Belos w/necklace and earring, right; in left field cornucopia; dotted border 4 - 11h;
almost black patina on obv. and rev.;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD32 viewsAE 13, 3,08gr.,
Vanít Haaff 16.2.1-2A;
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, med.-long beard; necklace; tunic/cuirass; in right field anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar, crescent above; dotted border 8 - 13h;
rev.: bust of Belos w/necklace, left; garment held by fibula; in right field cornucopia; complete dotted border;
verdigris patina on obv. and rev.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires V., 54/53 -33/32 BC31 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.
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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.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD30 viewsAE 13, 4,05gr,
Vanít Haaff 16.1.1-1, Alram 469 (Orodes I.);
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, med.-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 - 15:30h;
almost black patina;

Civitas Galleries, WI.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD30 viewsAE 21, 3,87gr., 20,72mm;
Vanít Haaff 16.3.2-1A;
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, beard; tunic/cuirass; in right field anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar, crescent and pellet above; dotted border 13 - 19h;
rev.: upright anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar in field of vertical dashes;
verdigris patina on obv. and rev.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD29 viewsAE 14, 3,28gr., 13,76mm;
Vanít Haaff 16.2.1-2Ba;
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, med.-long beard; necklace; tunic/cuirass; in right field anchor w/1 upper crossbar, crescent and pellet above; dot between anchor and ribbon; dotted border 8:30 - 10h;
rev.: bust of Belos w/necklace, left; garment held by fibula over shoulder; in right field cornucopia; dotted border 8 - 10h, 13 - 19h;
almost black patina on obv. and rev.;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD28 viewsAE tdr., 13,05gr, 29,8mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.3.1-1Aa, Alram p.146, #466;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/2-strand diadem and 2 ribbons; hair protruding from under diadem, elongated hair bunch in back of neck, mustache, long curly beard squared off at the end; earring, torque; cuirass; in right
field 2-bar anchor, star and crescent above; border 12 - 15:30h;
rev: bare-headed bust, left, w/diadem and short beard, surrounded by 4 lines of letters the top one being BACIΛEΩC;

ex: Najaf Coins, CAN.
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Elymais -- Orodes IV. and Ulfan, 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD28 viewsAE 13, 2,85gr, 12,58mm;
Vanít Haaff 17.1.1-2c, Alram 488/9;
obv.: head, left, w/ 2-strand diadem and 2 ribbons; hair tied in a large bun on top, side hair brushed back, mustache and beard off flan;
rev.: female bust, left, w/curly hair and long braid; necklace; garment w/shoulder pad; lettering in left field;
black patina on obv. and rev.;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Prince A, late 2nd to early 3rd cent. AD28 viewsVanír Haaff 19.1.1-1Ba, Alram - ;
mint: Susa, Axis 13h;
obv.: male bust w/diadem, loop, and 2 ribbons; top hair consisting of 1 row of dots, 1 rolled-up bun of hair in the back of the neck, side whiskers consisting of 1 row of dots, med.-long beard of 2 rows, mustache; tunic/cuirass w/shoulder pads; in right field anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower cross bar, crescent above on rim; dotted border 16 - 18h;
rev.: Artemis (?), right, w/bow in extended left hand while reaching over right shoulder for arrow with the right hand; wearing long tunic w/vertical stripes; in front of bow horizontal dash;
black patina on obv. and rev.;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Prince A, late 2nd to early 3rd cent. AD28 viewsAE 14, 2,31gr,;
Vanít Haaff 19.1.1-1Ae-h; Alram - ;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: male bust w/2-strand diadem; top hair consisting of 2 rows of dots and a small tuft in the front, side whiskers and med.-log beard consisting of 2 rows of dots, small bun in the back of the neck, mustache; necklace or collar of tunic; dotted border 9 - 14:30h;
rev.: Artemis (?) with large head gear, wearing long tunic; right arm reaching over shoulder for arrow; in left field crescent;
black patina on obv. and rev.;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD28 viewsAE 14, 3,30gr.,
Vanít Haaff 16.2.1-2A;
mint; Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/anchor adorned tiara, row of pellets as crest, 2-strand diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, med.-long beard; earring, necklace w/center medallion; in right field anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar, crescent and pellet above; dotted border 3 - 10h;
rev.: bust of Belos w/necklace, left; garment held by fibula; in right field cornucopia; complete dotted border;
verdigris patina on obv. and rev.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Prince A, late 2nd to early 3rd cent. AD27 viewsAE hemidr., 1,47gr;
Vanít Haaff 19.1 type, Alram - ;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: male bust w/2-strand diadem and ribbon; top hair consisting of 1 row of dots, bun in back of neck, side whiskers 1 row of dots, med.-long beard 2 rows of dots, mustache; necklace; dotted border 8 - 11h;
rev.: Artemis (?) w/headgear and bow in extended left hand while reaching w/right arm over right shoulder for arrow; upper garment consisting of
4 flaps, lower garment of 3 large flaps.

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
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Elymais -- Prince B, 3rd cent. AD27 viewsAE 13, 2,88gr., 12,68mm;
Vanít Haaff 20.1.1-1-2, Alram - ;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/2-strand diadem; top hair tied to a mushroom like bunch, 2 floating ribbons, another bunch of equal size in the back of the neck, mustache, med.-long beard; necklace; collar of tunic/cuirass, shoulder pad; in left field half anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar, crescent and dot on top rim of coin; dotted border 7-11;
rev.: Athena, left, w/helmet and lance in right hand, left hand resting on shield; wearing 2-part garment w/2 flaps on the upper part; dotted border 10 - 12, 12:30 - 16h.

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Prince B, 3rd cent. AD27 viewsAE12, 2,41gr, 12,12mm;
Vanít Haaff 20.1.1.-1A, Alram - ;
mint; Susa/, axis: 13h;
obv.: bust, left, w/large 2-strand diadem and 2 loops; top hair tied to a mushroom like bunch, 2 floating ribbons, another large rolled up bun in the back of the neck, mustache, med.-long, fringe like beard; necklace (?); collar of tunic/cuirass and shoulder pad; dotted border 6 - 8:30h;
rev.: Athena, right, w/lance in right hand, left hand resting on shield; 2-part garment w/front flaps; dotted border 13 - 19h;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Phraates, late 1st - early 2nd cent. AD26 viewsAE dr., 2,68gr, 12,45mm;
Van't Haaff 14.4.1-1Aa,b, Alram - ;
mint: Susa, axis: 13:30;
obv.: head, facing, w/tiara decorated w/pellets(pearls?) on crest and center line, and diadem; mustache, long beard (vertical lines fanning out); ears; in right field single crossbar anchor w/crescent and pellet above; dotted border 8 - 13h;
rev.: double diadem w/bow and 2 ribbons; in left and right field pellet in crescent.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Orodes IV. and Ulfan, 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD 26 viewsAE 14, 3,26gr., 14,16mm;
Vanít Haaff 17.1.1-1a,b, Alram 488;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/2-strand diadem and 2 ribbons; hair tied in a large bun on top, side hair brushed back, mustache, med.-long pointed beard; necklace; traces of lettering in lower left field; dotted border 6 - 7:30h;
rev.: female bust w/hair tied in a long braid; necklace; garment w/shoulder pads; in left field Aramaic letters meaning ĎUlfaní; dotted border 7:30 - 14h;
black patina on both sides;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
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Elymais -- Prince B, 3rd cent. AD,26 viewsAE 13, 2,72gr, 13,42mm;
Vanít Haaff 20.1.1-1Ab, Alram - ;
mint: Susa, axis: 15h;
obv.: bust, left, w/2-strand diadem; top hair tied to a mushroom like bunch, 2 floating ribbons, another, smaller size bunch in the back of the neck, mustache, med.-long beard; collar of tunic/cuirass and shoulder pad; partial anchor in right field; dotted border 7 - 10h;
rev.: Athena, right, w/helmet/headdress, spear in right hand, leaning on shield in left hand; garment w/2 front flaps; dotted border 14 - 21h;

ex: J.Elsen, BEL.
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Elymais -- Unknown ruler, uncertain date26 viewsAE 8, hemidrachm, 1,14gr;
Vanít Haaff 21.1-1, Alram --;
obv.: primitive head/bust, left, w/diadem; large fish eye; short beard cons. of 4 spikes, hair in back of head also represented by spikes (5);
rev.: anchor w/single bottom cross bar;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires V., 54/53 - 33/32 BC25 viewsAR dr., 3,0gr., 15,01mm;
Alram p. 146, #464var., Vanít Haaff 9.1.2 - 6 B var. (monogr.);
Mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and ribbons; short, hat like hair, long, pointed full beard, mustache,; earring, necklace; cuirass;
rev.: small bare-headed bust surrounded by illegible inscription, monogr. A left in front of face;

ex: S. Album, CA.
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Elymais -- Orodes IV., 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD25 viewsAE 14, 2,78gr, 13,9mm;
Van't Haaff 17.2.1-2, Alram - ;
mint: Susa, axis: 13h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/1-strand diadem, 2 loops, and 2 ribbons over right shoulder; mustache, med.-long beard consisting of 4 dots, 2 large curly buns represented by dots, top hair 2 rows of dots; necklace; tunic; dotted border11 - 14:30, 15 - 19h;
rev.: bust of Artemis, left, w/helmet or tiara, dotted crest; necklace; garment collar consisting of dots; small anchor in right field (?); dotted border16 - 18h;

ex: G. Clark, VA.
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid-2nd cent. AD,25 viewsAE dr., 3,15gr,
Van't Haaff 14.1.1-2A-C, Alram 474-476;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, facing, w/tiara, diadem and 2 ribbons right side, tiara has a pearl crest and 2 recents w/pellets to left and right of a dotted center line; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/top and bottom crossbar; on rim of left field FRA; dotted border13 - 16h;
rev.: helmeted figure, right, w/bow in left outstretched hand, the right hand taking arrow from quiver in back; circular corrupted Greek legend, inside out, meaning King Phraates; dotted border 8 - 11h, 14 - 17h;
verdigris on both sides of coin;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
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Elymais --Kamnaskires V., 54/53 - 33/32 BC25 viewsAR dr., 3,23gr., 15,05mm;
Alram 464var., Vanít Haaff 9.1.2-1a;
mint; Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and ribbons; short cap-like hair, mustache, medium-long, full beard; earring, necklace; cuirass; in right field one-bar anchor w/star above; dotted border 11 - 15h;
rev.: bare-headed bust, left,w/diadem and ribbon; medium-long, full beard, surrounded by 4-line meaningless legend, bottom line only partially visible;

ex: S. Album, CA.
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Elymais -- Phraates, late 1st - early 2nd cent. AD24 viewsAE dr., 3,23gr, 14,4mm;
Van't Haaff 14.2.2-2Ac-e, Alram - ;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, facing, w/tiara; mustache, long beard; ears; in right field anchor w/top and bottom crossbar, crescent w/pellet above; dotted border 11 - 17h;
rev.: eagle standing, facing, but head turned left; dotted border 7 - 15h;

ex: Civitas Gallery, WI.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Prince A, late 2nd to early 3rd cent. AD24 viewsAE 13, 2,72gr, 13,4mm;
Vanít Haaff 19.1.1-1Ai, Alram - ;
mint: Susa, axis: 14h;
obv.: male bust, left, w/2-strand diadem, loop, and 2 ribbons; top hair consisting of 1 row of dots and a small tuft in the front, a large rolled-up bun in back of neck, no side whiskers,, med.-long beard consisting of 2 rows of dots, mustache; collar of tunic; dotted border 8 - 14h;
rev.: Artemis (?) w/elaborate head dress and bun of hair in the back of the neck; 3 dots in front of face; wearing belted tunic and holding bow in outstretched left hand while the right is reaching over the shoulder for an arrow; exergual line;
black patina on obv. and rev.;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Unknown Ruler, uncertain date24 viewsAE 9, hemidrachm, 1,23gr;
Vanít Haaff 21.1-1, Alram --;
mint: unknown, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/diadem, loop (?); top hair consisting of 1 row of curls, large bun in the back of the head, mustache, med.-long beard; collar or necklace;
rev.: anchor w/single upper bar;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
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Elymais -- Prince A, late 2nd to early 3rd cent.AD23 viewsAE 14, 2,60gr;
Vanít Haaff 19.1.1-1B, Alram - ;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: male bust, left, w/2-strand diadem, loop, and 2 ribbons;flat top hair (just 1 row of dots above diadem), rolled up bun in back of neck, mustache, side whiskers, med.-long beard consisting of 2 rows of dots; earring, necklace; cuirass; in right field anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar; above head cescent; dotted border 7 - 12:30 h;
rev.: Artemis (?)w/some kind of head dress in belted tunic, standing right holding bow in outstretched right hand, reaching over her shoulder w/left arm for arrow; dot in right field; dotted border 14 - 18:30 h;
black patina on obv. and rev.;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
IMGP4841Elbrcombo.jpg
Elymais -- Orodes II., early mid-2nd cent. AD23 viewsAE dr., 4,22gr;
Van't Haaff 13.2.1-2Ba,e, Alram 478var.;
mint: Susa, axis: 13:30h;
obv.: head, facing, w/tiara, mustache, long beard; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/top and bottom crossbar; dotted border 9 - 16h;
rev.: radiate bust of Belos w/hair tufts on both sides, circular Aramaic legend meaning King erodes, son of Orodes;
verdigris on both sides of coin;
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires V., 54/53 - 33/32 BC23 viewsAR dr., 3,52gr., 15,97mm;
Alram 464, Vanít Haaff 9.1.3-4a;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon (?), axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and 2 ribbons; short, cap like hair, mustache,long, full beard cut square at the end; earring, multi-turn torque; cuirass;
rev.: bare-headed, small bust, left, w/diadem and ribbon, short, cap like hair, short beard, surrounded by meaningless 4-line legend;

ex: B. Peus Auction 404/405, part of 8-coin lot.
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Elymais -- Orodes IV. and Ulfan, 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD22 viewsAE 13, 2,64gr., 12,5mm;
Vanít Haaff 17.1.1-2b, Alram 489;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: head, left, w/2-strand diadem and 2 ribbons; hair tied in a large bun on top, side hair brushed back, mustache, med.-long beard, all hair represented by dots; necklace; in left field anchor w/1 upper and 1 lower crossbar;
rev.: female bust w/hair tied in a long braid; necklace; garment w/shoulder pads; in left field traces of Aramaic lettering; dotted border 2 - 7h;
black patina on both sides;

ex: Jean Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais: Unknown King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD21 viewsAE dr., 3,20gr., 16,47mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.4.2-3, Alram, pl. 15, NB2;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem and ribbon; hair protruding from under diadem, long lock in back of neck, long tapering beard; earring, necklace; cuirass/tunic; in right field 1-crossbar anchor w/crescent and pellet above; dotted border 8 - 16h;
rev.: field of random dashes;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
IMGP4743Elbrcombo.jpg
Elymais: Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD21 viewsAE dr., 3,84gr., 15,19mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.4. 2-4Ac; Alram pl. 15, NB2;
obv.: bare-headed, w/diadem and ribbon; hair protruding from under diadem, large lock in back of head, mustache, long tapering beard; earring, necklace; cuirass/tunic; in right field 1-crossbar anchor w/ crescent and pellet above; dotted border 8 -10h;
rev.: field of thick random dashes;

ex: J. Elsen Auction 71, lot 357.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Orodes V., late 2nd to early 3rd cent. AD21 viewsAE 13, 2,04gr, 12,53mm;
Vanít Haaff 18.1.1-2a-d, Alram 490;
obv.: male bust, left, w/2-strand diadem, loop, and 2 ribbons; top hair on a stilted bun, 2 ties floating in the back, mustache, short, pointed beard; necklace; tunic; dotted border 12:30 to 16:30h;
rev.: female bust (Artemis?) w/diadem, loop, and 2 ribbons; double necklace w/center medallion in the lower ring, earring; tunic w/shoulder pad;
black patina on obv. and rev.;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, 1st half of 2nd cent. AD20 viewsAE dr., 3,33gr, 14,52mm;
Van't Haaff 12.3.1-2A1a; Alram 482-485var.;
mint: ? , axis: 12h;
obv.: head, facing, w/2-strand diadem and hair tuft above, large hair buns on sides rep. by rising dotted lines, mustache, fanning vertical dotted lines as beard; necklace; pellet in crescent in upper right field, single crossbar anchor below;
rev.: 7 vertical dashes in 2 rows;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
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Elymais -- Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD19 viewsAE tdr., 15,97gr., 28,5mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.3.1-1C, Alram p.146, #466, 1, pl. 15, NB1;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, Axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; curly hair protruding from under diadem, elongated bunch of curly hair in back of neck, mustache, long tapering beard; ear ring, torque; cuirass; in right field 2-bar anchor, pellet above, and star and crescent at 13h;
rev.: primitive bare-headed bust w/short beard, surrounded by 4 illegible lines of letters;

ex: CNG eAuction 90, lot 72.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD19 viewsAE tdr., 15,94gr., 31mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.3.1-1D, Alram p.146, #466, pl. 15, NB1var.;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; hair protruding from under diadem, elongated bunch of wavy hair in back of neck, mustache, long tapering beard; earring, multi-turn torque ending in pellet; cuirass; in right field 3-bar anchor, star and crescent above, possibly 3 pellets in left field in front of beard; dotted border 8:30 - 12:30;
rev.: small head, left, w/diadem and ribbon; top hair as large bun, short beard, cuirass or tunic, surrounded by 4 illegible lines of letters;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, 1st half of 2nd cent. AD,19 viewsAE tdr., 14,80gr., 28,72mm;
Vanít Haaff 12.1.1-1B or C, Alram 479;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/diadem, 2 loops, and ribbons; large, grape like bunch of hair on either side of head, mustache, med.-long beard; double necklace; tunic; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars, crescent w/star above; from 7:30 - 12:30h Aramaic or Pahlavi legend meaning King Kamnaskires Orodes son of King Orodes; traces of dotted border on right rim;
rev.: severely degenerated head w/surrounding legend;

ex: H.D. Rauch, Summer Auction 2009, Lot 321.
Schatz
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Elymais: Uncertain King, late 1st cent. BC to early 1st cent. AD19 viewsAE dr. 3,50gr., 16,88mm;
Vanít Haaff 10.4.2-1A, Alram pl. 15, NB2var.;
obv.: bare-headed, left, w/diadem, knot, and ribbon; hair protruding from under diadem, long lock in back of neck, mustache, lang tapering beard; earring, triple necklace; cuirass/tunic; in right field 2-crossbar anchor w/crescent and pellet above; border 12 - 15h;
rev.: field of several dashes;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, 1st half of 2nd cent. AD19 viewsAE dr., 4,08gr., 15,09mm;
Vanít Haaff 12.3-1.2Ac-e, Alram 482 -485 var. (rev.);
mint: ? ; axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, facing,w/diadem and ribbons; small tuft in center of top hair, mustache, med.-long beard, large bunch of hair on either side, the vertical dotted lines pointing upward; necklace w/center medallion; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars and crescent w/pellet above, pellet left of anchor; dotted border 6 - 11h;
rev.: circle of slashes surrounding 2 large vertical center slashes;

ex: J. Elsen, BEL.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, 1st half of 2nd cent. AD19 viewsAE dr., 4,04gr., 15,23mm;
mint: ? , axis: 12H;
Vanít Haaff 12.2.1.-1B, Alram 482-485var. (rev.);
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/2-strand diadem, 2 loops and ribbons; large, grape like bunch of hair on either side of head, mustache, med.-long beard; double necklace w/center medallions; tunic; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars, crescent w/pellet above;
rev.: field of seemingly random letters and symbols.
Schatz
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Elymais: Orodes I., mid/late 1st cent. AD16 viewsAE tdr., 14,53gr., 30mm;
Vanít Haaff 11.2.1-1a, Alram p. 146, #466, 3var.; pl. 15, NB3var.;
mint: ? axis: 12h;
obv.: bare headed, left, w/diadem, loop, and ribbons; med.-long, large bunch of hair, mustache, very long pointed beard; earring, necklace; cuirass; in right field traces of anchor w/crescent and star above;
rev.: traces of small portrait;

almost black tone;

ex: Javeed Coins, UK.
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Elymais -- Orodes IV., 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD16 viewsAE dr, 3,32gr,
Vanít Haaff 17.3.1-2Bb, Alram -;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed male bust, facing, w/2-strand diadem and 2 ribbons over right shoulder; mustache, med.-long beard consisting of 2 rows of dots, 2 large curly buns consisting of dots on either side, top hair 1 row of dots above the diadem whose lower strand appears to have a center medallion; necklace; tunic; parts of Aramaic lettering (YUX ...) in right field;
rev: 1- crossbar anchor surrounded by wreath or diadem.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, 1st half of 2nd cent. AD,16 viewsAE dr., 3,97gr., 15,02mm;
Vanít Haaff 12.3.1-2A1c-e; Alram 482-485var. (rev.);
mint: ? , Axis: 12h;
obv.: bare-headed, facing, w/diadem; small tuft 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; necklace; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars and crescent w/pellet above; left of anchor pellet (and unidentified object below?); dotted border 5 - 14:30h;
rev.: vertical slashes;

ex: Vienna Coin Show, VA.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Tigraios, 138/37 - 133/32 BC11 viewsAE dr., 2,41gr, 15,34mm,
Alram 448, Van't Haaff 5.5.1-1a,
mint: Susa, axis: 15:30h
obv.: helmeted bust, right, beardless, probably border;
rev.: eagle, standing right, w/spread wings, possibly legend around rim;
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Elymais -- Orodes III, 2nd cent. AD10 viewsAE dr, 3,18gr, 16,16mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram -, Van't Haaff 16.3.2-1Ca, Sunr. -;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara (reverse anchor as side ornament), diadem, knot and ribbon; wide mustache, medium-long pointed beard; necklace (?); in right field upper field crescent and pellet, below anchor w/1 top bar, pellet next to right upper shaft of anchor; floating bust; dotted border 5 - 11h;
rev.: reverse anchor w/1 top and 1 bottom bar in lower half, surrounded by vertical slashes.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires-Orodes, early to mis 2nd cent. AD10 viewsBI tdr., 14,83gr, 26,65 mm,
Alram 480, Van't Haaff 12.1.1-3D, Sunr. -;
mint: Susa;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing,w/diadem and 2 ribbons over shoulders; low tiara w/cross like emblem on top; hair i 2 large side tufts w/upward directed rows of curls; triple necklace w/center medallion; in left field Aramaic lettering (Van't H. legend 2) meaning King Kamnaskires Orodes, son of king Orodes; in right field anchor w/2 crossbars on top and 1 at the bottom, above it crescent open to left w/star; dotted border 13:30 to 15:30h;
rev.: field of perpendicular slashes.
Almost black tone.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Unknown early Arsacid ruler or Kamnaskires V., 54/53 - 33/32 BC,10 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.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires-Orodes, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,9 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.
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Elymais -- Uncertain early Arsacid king, late 1st to early 2nd cent. AD,9 viewsBI tdr. w/silver wash, 14,18gr, 30,8mm;
mint: Seleukia on Hedyphon, axis: 12h,
Alram NB1, Van't Haaff 10.3.1-1Ac, Sunr. -;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left,w/diadem and 2 ribbons; long curly beard, mustache, fringe of rolled hair from forehead to neck, long lock in nape of neck; earring, three-turn torque; cuirass; crescent and star in upper right field, anchor w/3 bars on top, 2 hrs at bottom; dotted border on left, right side and bottom of flan;
rev.: short bearded bust, left, bare-headed, w/hairstyle similar to obv., surrounded by degenerated lettering.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires-Orodes, early mid-2nd cent. AD,9 viewsAE dr., 3,72gr, 15,73mm;
mint: axis: 12h;
Alram 482 ff., Van't Haaff 12.3.1-1Ac var., Sunrise 487var.;
obv.: bust, facing, w/diadem; no top hair tuft, large tufts on both sides consisting of pellets, mustache, short beard; necklace (?); in right field anchor w/2 top bars, 1 pellet between face and anchor; in right upper field crescent w/pellet; complete dotted border;
rev.: field of vertical dashes.
Almost black tone.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires V., 54/53 - 33/32 BC9 viewsBI tdr.,11,4gr, 25mm,
Alram 463, Van't Haaff 9.1.1-3a (?), Sunr. 479var.;
obv.: bare-headed bust, left, w/diadem, knot, and 2 ribbons; medium-long pointed bard, mustache, medium-long hair w/all around fringe; earring, tree-turn torque w/pellet finials; floating torso clad in cuirass; in upper right field star and double bar anchor below; dotted border 8 - 12h;
rev.: small bare-headed bust, left, similar to king on obv. but w/short beard, w/a square of four lines of legend around it: BAΣIΛEΩ(Σ) (K)AMNAIKII(OY) KΛMNACK.. .....; date inverted ΣOB = 41/42 BC in exergue, in left lower field monogram PΛ.
Lovely gun metal tone.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,8 viewsAE dr., Van't Haaff 12.3.1-2A1avar. (pellet);
mint: Susa, axis: -;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/diadem; mustache, medium-long beard, 2 large side tufts cons. of 5 rows of upward curls, top hair tuft; necklace; part of left shoulder visible; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/2 top bars, between anchor and beard a pellet; dotted border 6 - 9h, 14 - 16h;
rev.: field of random slashes.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD,8 viewsAE dr., 3,76gr, 15,9mm;
Alram -, Van't Haaff 16.1.1-1
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara (reverse anchor as side ornament), diadem, knot, and ribbon; mustache, long pointed beard; earring, necklace (?); in upper right field crescent and pellet, below anchor w/1 top bar; dotted border 8 - 10h, 11 - 15h;
rev.: radiate Artemis, right, w/kalathos; necklace over shawl; on left rim inside out Greek legend: ΟPΩΔΗC, on right outside rim BACIΛEVC; floating bust; dotted border 3 - 7h, 11 - 12:30h.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires-Orodes, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,8 viewsAE dr., 3,77gr, 14,76mm;
mint: , axis: - ,
Alram 482 ff., Van't Haaff 12.3.1-1A,B, Sunr. 487var.;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/diadem, 2 ribbons; mustache, medium-long beard, no top hair tuft, horizontal side tufts consisting of rows of pellets; necklace (?); in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 top and 1 bottom bar; part of left shoulder visible; dotted border 10 - 14h;
rev.: field of vertical slashes.
Almost black tone.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Orodes II., early to mid 2nd cent. AD7 viewsAE dr., 3,88gr, 14,7mm;
mint: Susa, axis: -;
Alram 478var., Van't Haaff 13.3.2-2Ac;
obv.: facing bust w/tiara and diadem, tiara w/pellets across crest and front to back; mustache, wide beard; necklace; in right upper field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 top bar; dotted border 7:30 - 15 - 30h;
rev.: series of one-directional dots.
Deep brown tone.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Orodes IV., 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD7 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.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires Orodes, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,6 viewsAE dr., 3,53gr., 16,38mm;
Alram 479, Van't Haaff 12.3.1-2A1a;
mint: Susa, axis 12h;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/diadem and 4 ribbons (2 next to top tuft, 2 next to neck); mustache, medium-long chin beard, 2 large side tufts coins. of 5 rows of upward curls, 1 top tuft; necklace w/center medallion; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/2 top bars and i bottom bar; complete dotted border; floating bust;
rev: field of vertical dashes;
almost black tone
Schatz
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Elymais -- Orodes III, 2nd cent. AD6 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.
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Elymais -- Orodes IV. and Ulfan, 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD6 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.
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,5 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?).
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD5 viewsAE dr., 3,01gr, 14mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 14h;
Alram - , Van't Haaff 16.1.1-3A
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara, diadem, knot, and ribbon, anchor as tiara side decoration and pellets along crest; mustache, wide beard squares at bottom; necklace; in right upper field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 top bar; dotted border 7 - 11h, 13 - 15h;
rev.: bust of Artemis, right wearing kalathos; necklace and shawl (?) around shoulders; corrupted Greek legend around rim: B inverted A CI inverted Λ EΩC and on the right rim probably an approximation of OPΩΔHC; dotted border 6 - 12h;
lovely dark tone w/verdigris patina.
Schatz
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Elymais -- Orodes II., early to mid 2nd cent. AD,5 viewsAE dr., 3,76gr, 15,18mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram 478var., Van't Haaff 13.1.1-2a ff.;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/diadem (top row pellets); 2 large side tufts in 5 upward rows of curls, mustache, long fan like beard; necklace; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 bar; pellet between anchor and head;
rev.: bust of Belos, right, Aramaic legend around rim meaning: King Orodes, son of Orodes; dotted border 14 - 10h.
Attractive verdigris patina (genuine?).
Schatz
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Elymais -- Orodes II., early to mid 2nd cent. AD;5 viewsAE dr., 3,71gr, 14.4mm;
Alram 478var., Van't Haaff 13.2.1-2B ff.;
obv.: bust, facing, w/tiara and diadem; mustache, long fan like beard; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1top and 1 bottom bar; left shoulder partial;
rev.: bust of Belos, right, around rim Aramaic legend meaning: King Orodes, son of Orodes;
attractive verdigris patina (genuine?).
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Elymais -- Unknown Ruler, 3rd cent. AD;5 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.
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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.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires III. and Anzaze, ca. 82/1 - 73/2 BC5 viewsAR tdr., 13,85gr, 28mm;
mint: Seleukia on the Hedyphon, axis: 12h;
Alram: 454, Van't Haaff: 7.1.1-3var. or 7.1.1-6, Sunrise 470;
obv.: jugate busts of Kamnaskires III. and Anzaze, Kamnaskires w/diadem and ribbons; short hair w/frontal fringe, mustache and long pointed beard; earring and torque w/pellet finial; cuirass; Anzaze wearing stephane and necklace; in right lower field rectangular countermark w/Nike or Tyche standing left presenting diadem;
rev.: old god (Zeus?) on throne, left, w/Nike offering diadem on his outstretched left arm, the right arm holding scepter.; 4-line legend: (B)ACIΛEΩ(C)
KAMNACKIPOY (mostly off flan) KAI BACIΛICCHC (left line mostly illegible from obv. countermark) ANZAZE; in exergue date: HΠ or HIT?
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD,5 viewsAE dr., 3,06gr, 15,11mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram -, Van't Haaff 16.3.2-1A, Sunr. -;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara Reverse (anchor side ornament), knot and ribbon; handlebar mustache, long full beard; distinct collar; in upper right field crescent and star, below anchor w/1 top and 1 bottom bar, pellet between head and anchor; floating bust; dotted border 12 - 20h;
rev.: large anchor w/1 top and 1 bottom bar in center, surrounded by vertical slashes.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD,4 viewsAE dr., 2,54gr, 15,54mm (oblong flan);
mint: Susa, axis: -;
Alram - , Van't Haaff 16.3.2-1A;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara (anchor on the side) and diadem, knot and ribbon; mustache, long full beard; earring, necklace; left shoulder visible; in upper right field crescent and pellet, below 1 bar anchor; dotted border 8 - 11h;
rev.: 1 bar anchor in bottom field, vertical slashes.
Attractive verdigris patina (genuine?).
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Elymais -- Kamnaskires-Orodes, early to mid 2nd cent. AD,4 viewsAE dr., 3,61gr, 14,92mm;
Alram 482 ff. , Van't Haaff 12.3.1-2A2a/e var., Sunr. 487var.;
obv.: bare-headed bust, facing, w/diadem; top hair tuft, side tufts consisting of rising upward rows of pellets, mustache, medium-long beard; part of left shoulder visible; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 top and 1 bottom bar; dotted border 11 - 16h;
rev.: field of vertical dashes.
Almost black tone.
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent.AD4 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.
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD;3 viewsAE dr.,, 3,4gr, 15,54mm;
mint: Susa, axis: -;
Alram -, Van't Haaff 14.7.2-2A;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara and diadem, knot and 2 ribbons, pellet in crescent on side of tiara; mustache, long full beard; earring, necklace; in upper right crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 top bar; dotted border 7 - 11h;
rev.: field of V-shaped slashes.
Attractive verdigris patina (genuine?).
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Elymais -- Orodes II., early to mid 2nd cent. AD3 viewsAE dr., 4,17gr (!), 15,73mm;
mint: Susa, axis: -;
Alram: 478var., Van't Haaff: 13.3.2-2Ab;
obv.: bust, facing, w/tiara and diadem, pellets on crest of tiara, pellets on front piece; mustache, long, parted beard; ears; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 topper; dotted border 17-11h;
rev.: field of vertical slashes.
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Elymais -- Orodes II., early to mid 2nd cent. AD3 viewsAE dr., 3,69gr, 15,55mm;
mint: Susa, axis: -;
Alram: 478var., Van't Haaff: 13.3.2-1A;
obv.: bust, facing, w/tiara and diadem, pellets on the crest of the tiara; mustache, ong, parted beard; ears; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/2 top bars; dotted border 7-11h, 12-16h;
rev.: field of vertical slashes.
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Elymais -- Kamnaskites Orodes, early to mid 2nd cent. AD3 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.
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Elymais -- Phraates , early to mid 2nd cent. AD3 viewsAE dr., 3,51gr, 15,8mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram 473var., Van't Haaff 14.7.2-1a;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara, diadem, knot, and ribbon, crescent w/pellet as decoration on tiara, pellet decoration along crest; mustache, long beard, cheek hair; necklace, earring; in right upper field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 top bar; dotted border 7-11h, 14-17h;
rev.: series of dashes across flan.
'Desert sand' patina.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent.AD,1 viewsAE dr., 3,34gr, 14,97mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 10:30;
Alram -, Van't Haaff 16.3.2-1A ff.;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara, knot and ribbon, anchor on side of tiara; mustache, long full beard; earring, necklace; left shoulder visible; in upper right field crescent and pellet, below 1 bar anchor; dotted border 8 - 13, 14 - 16h;
rev.: anchor w/1 bottom bar in upper right quadrant in field of vertical slashes.
Attractive verdigris patina (genuine?).
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD1 viewsAE dr., 3,63gr, 16,22mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram: 473, Van't Haaff: 14.1.1-1A;
obv.: bust, facing, w/tiara and diadem, tiara w/2 pellet-and-crescent decorations on front; handlebar mustache, long, parted beard; in upper right field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/2top bars; in left field ΠΡΛ, to be read inside out; dotted border 9-13h;
rev.: Artemis, standing right, w/bow in left hand, plucking arrow from quiver with right hand; legend in left and right rim approximating: BΛCiΛEΩC ΠΡΛΛΤΗC, to be read inside out; dotted border 4-14h.
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD1 viewsAE dr., 2,76gr, 14,18mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram: -; Van't Haaff: 14.4.1-1Aa-d;
obv.: bust, facing, w/tiara and diadem; mustache, fan like beard; earrings, necklace; in right upper field crescent w/pellet, below anchor w/1 top and 1 bottom bar, between anchor and head a small right angle; dotted border 7-18h;
rev.: double diadem w/ bow and 2 ribbons, to left and right crescent facing upward; dotted border 9-15.
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Elymais -- Phraates, early to mid 2nd cent. AD1 viewsAE dr., 2,98gr, 14,43mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12:30h;
Alram 473, Van't Haaff: 14.6.1-3b;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara, pellet in crescent as side ornament, and diadem w/knot and ribbon; mustache, medium long beard, cheek hair; earring, necklace; in right upper field anchor w/1 top bar, in let field partial lettering: ΠΡΛ; dotted border 13-16h;
rev.: Artemis, standing right, holding bow in left hand and plucking arrow from quiver w/right hand; on left rim partial legend to be read inside out: BΛCIΛEΩC, on right rim to be read outside in the retrograde ΠΡΛΛΤΗC; dotted border 12-20h.
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Elymais -- Orodes IV. and Artemis, 2nd half of 2nd cent. AD1 viewsAE dr., 3,08gr, 14,44mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12:30h;
Alram: - , Van't Haaff: 17.2.1-1;
obv.: facing bust w/diadem; top hair and side hair in round bunches, mustache, beard consisting of 6 dots in 2 rows; necklace; left shoulder pronounced, perhaps suggesting sideways turned torso; dotted border 3-10h;
rev.: female bust (Artemis), left, w/helmet(?) covering crown of head, 2 ribbons, ; necklace; tunic or armor, collar represented by dots; in right field 1 bar anchor.
Very dark tone w/some sand deposits.
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Elymais -- Prince B, 3rd cent. AD1 viewsAE dr., 2,99gr, 15,3mm;
mint: ? , axis: 13h;
Alram: - , Van't Haaff: 20.1.1-1Ab;
obv.: bust, left, w/diadem, knot, and loop; large top hair tuft, large tuft in back of neck, mustache, finge like beard; in upper right field crescent/pellet, below anchor w/1 top and 1 bottom bar;
rev.: Athena, facing, holding spear in right hand, shield in left hand; long flowing garment w/2 bulges around waist.
Some corrosion.
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Elymais -- Orodes III., 2nd cent. AD1 viewsAE dr., 3,51gr, 16,22mm;
mint: Susa, axis: 12h;
Alram: - , Van't Haaff: 16.3.2-1Aa;
obv.: bust, left, w/tiara and diadem, knot, and ribbon, tiara w/1 bar anchor on side, pellets on crest; mustache, long tapered beard; earring, necklace; in right upper field crescent w/pellet, below 1 top bar anchor; dotted border 7-13h;
rev.: centered anchor w/1 top and 1 bottom bar in field of vertical slashes.
"Desert sand" patina.
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