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Elymais - Kamnaskires Dynasty


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Coins of the early Elymais kings.

6 files, last one added on Sep 28, 2007
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Elymais - Uncertain Arsacid Kings


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9 files, last one added on Sep 11, 2007
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Elymais - Orodes I


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1 files, last one added on Sep 28, 2007
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Elymais - Kamnaskires-Orodes


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13 files, last one added on Sep 22, 2007
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Elymais - Orodes II


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Elymais - Phraates


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22 files, last one added on Sep 24, 2007
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Elymais - Orodes III


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Elymais - Orodes IV


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Elymais - Orodes V


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Elymais - Prince A


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Elymais - Prince B


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Kamnaskires I/II, AR DrachmKamnaskires I/II, AR Drachm, 147 to 139 B.C.

Obv: Diademed bust facing right within fillet border
Rev: BASILEWS KAMNASKE, HS in exergue, Apollo facing left, holding arrow and bow, sitting on an omphalos, legend around, within dotted border.
Mint: Most likely minted while Kamnaskires was not in control of Susa.

Weight: 4.13 grams
Die axis 12 o'clock

van't Haaff 2.1.2-1a (Plate Coin)

van't Haaff believes that Kamnaskires I and II are the same ruler. There is no evidence to suggest that they were two different rulers.

This is from Stephen Album's List 228, Item 20646, September 2007.
1 commentsHoward ColeSep 28, 2007
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Orodes I, AE TetradrachmOrodes I, AE Tetradrachm, Late 1st Century to early 2nd Century A.D.

Obv. Diademed Bust left with a pointed bread and bushy hair behind head. Star and crescent above anchor with a double bar to left of bust. Inscription before bust, either "wrwd" or "urud".
Rev. Blundered legend around a crude bust left.

Weight 15.58 grams
Die axis 11 o'clock

van't Haaff 11.1.1-1
Alram NB3 var.
BMC 28 252 31

This is one of the coins that caused the change in the chronology of Elymais coins, because of the inscription in front of the bust. See Bell's article in The Celator, Vol. 16, No. 4, April 2002.

Ex. Superior Stamp & Coin, The New York International Numismatic Convention Auction, December 3 & 4, 1999, Lot 1647. Ex Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, September 17, 2007.
3 commentsHoward ColeSep 28, 2007
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Phraates, AE DrachmPhraates, Early-mid 2nd Century A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bearded bust facing left, wearing a diadem tiara with a dotted crescent on it. Pellet and crescent above an anchor to the right. Inscription to left of bust.
Rev: Artemis, radiate, standing to right, holding bow in left hand, and taking an arrow from her quiver. Legend around.

Weight: 3.6 grams

van't Haaff 14.6.1-2
de Morgan 34
Sear GIC 5899
Alram 473
BMC 28 272 1ff
Mitchiner ACW 710
1 commentsHoward ColeSep 24, 2007
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Prince BPrince A, 3rd Century A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bust of Prince left, wearing a short rounded bread, with tufts of hair on top and on side of head. Double diadem adorned with beads. Anchor and dotted crescent in field to right.
Rev: Athena standing facing forwrd, holding spear in right hand and leaning on shield with left hand..

Weight: 3.2 grams
Die axis 1 o'clock

van't Haaff 20.1.1-1B
de Morgan 60
Sear GIC 5921
BMC 28 287 1
Mitchiner ACW 723
1 commentsHoward ColeSep 22, 2007
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Prince APrince A, Late 2nd to early 3rd Centuries A.D. , AE Drachm

Obv: Bust of Prince left, wearing a long beard divided into two points. Small tufts of hair on top of head and side of head. Anchor in field to left of bust.
Rev: Artemis, standing, holding a bow in her left hand and taking an arrow from a quiver with her right hand.

van't Haaff 19.1.1-1A?
de Morgan 59
Sear GIC 5919
BMC 28 286 22
Howard ColeSep 22, 2007
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Prince APrince A, Late 2nd to early 3rd Centuries A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bust of Prince left, wearing a long beard divided into two points. Short hair, double diadem.
Rev: Artemis, standing, holding a bow in her left hand and taking an arrow from a quiver with her right hand.

Weight: 1.3 grams
Die axis 1 o'clock

van't Haaff 19.1.1-1A
de Morgan 58
Sear GIC 5918
BMC 28 284 1
Mitchiner ACW 721-22
Howard ColeSep 22, 2007
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Prince APrince A, Late 2nd to early 3rd Centuries A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bust of Prince left, wearing a long beard divided into two points. Short hair, double diadem.
Rev: Artemis, standing, holding a bow in her left hand and taking an arrow from a quiver with her right hand.

van't Haaff 19.1.1
de Morgan 58
Sear GIC 5918
BMC 28 284 1
Mitchiner ACW 721-22
Howard ColeSep 22, 2007
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Orodes V, DrachmOrodes V, End 2nd to early 3rd Centuries A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bust of Orodes left wearing long beard divided into two points. Tuft of hair on top of head. Double diadem with ties falling on the back.
Rev: Bust of Artemis left. Head adorned with a tiara surmounted by a row of beads. Anchor in left field.

Weight: 1.9 grams
Die axis 2 o'clock

van't Haaff 18.1.1-2A
de Morgan 57
Sear GIC 5917
BMC 28 282 6ff (listed for Orodes IV)
Howard ColeSep 22, 2007
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Orodes V, DrachmOrodes V, End 2nd to early 3rd Centuries A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bust of Orodes left wearing long beard divided into two points. Tuft of hair on top of head. Double diadem with ties falling on the back.
Rev: Bust of Artemis left. Head adorned with a tiara surmounted by a row of beads. Anchor in left field.

van't Haaff 18.1.1-2B
de Morgan 57
Sear GIC 5917
BMC 28 282 6ff (listed for Orodes IV)
1 commentsHoward ColeSep 22, 2007
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Orodes V, DrachmOrodes V, End 2nd to early 3rd Centuries A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bust of Orodes left wearing long beard divided into two points. Tuft of hair on top of head. Double diadem with ties falling on the back.
Rev: Bust of Artemis left. Head adorned with a tiara surmounted by a row of beads. Anchor in left field.

Weight: 2.8 grams
Die axis 1 o'clock

van't Haaff 18.1.1-2A
de Morgan 57
Sear GIC 5917
BMC 28 282 6ff (listed for Orodes IV)
Howard ColeSep 22, 2007
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Prince APrince A, Late 2nd to early 3rd Centuries A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bust of Prince left, wearing a long beard divided into two points. Short hair, double diadem.
Rev: Artemis, standing, holding a bow in her left hand and taking an arrow from a quiver with her right hand.

van't Haaff 19.1.1-2
de Morgan 58
Sear GIC 5918
BMC 28 284 1
Mitchiner ACW 721-22
Howard ColeSep 22, 2007
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Prince APrince A, Late 2nd to early 3rd Centuries A.D. , AE Drachm

Obv: Bust of Prince left, wearing a long beard divided into two points.
Short hair, double diadem.
Rev: Artemis, standing, holding a bow in her left hand and taking an arrow from a quiver with her right hand.

van't Haaff 19.1.1-1A?
de Morgan 58
Sear GIC 5919
BMC 28 284 1
Mitchiner ACW 721-22
1 commentsHoward ColeSep 22, 2007

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Uncertain Arsacid Kings, AE TetradrachmUncertain Arsacid Kings, AE Tetradrachm, Late 1st Century B.C. to early 2nd Century A.D.

Obv: Bearded and diademed bust left, star within a crescent, above an anchor with two bars, to the right.
Rev: Very degraded bust to left, within a series of dashes representing Greek legend.

Weight: 14.5 grams

van't Haaff 10.4.1-2
de Morgan 17
Sear GIC 5888
Alram NB1
BMC 28 250 18 (Listed under Group C, Kamnaskires III, and successors)
Mitchiner ACW 706
Howard Cole
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Phraates, AE DrachmPhraates, Early-mid 2nd Century A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bearded bust facing, wearing a diadem tiara with two dotted crescents on it. Pellet and crescent above an anchor to the right.
Rev: Eagle with spread wings, facing left

Weight: 2.8 grams
Die axis 1 o'clock

van't Haaff 14.2.1-2A
de Morgan 37
Sear GIC 5900
BMC 28 277 53ff
Mitchiner ACW 709
Howard Cole
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Phraates, AE DrachmPhraates, Early-mid 2nd Century A.D., AE Drachm

Obv: Bearded bust facing, wearing a diadem tiara with two dotted crescents on it. Pellet and crescent above an anchor to the right.
Rev: Eagle, with spread wings, facing left.

Weight: 3.5 grams
Die axis 12 o'clock

van't Haaff 14.2.1-2B
de Morgan 37
Sear GIC 5900
BMC 28 277 53ff
Mitchiner ACW 709
Howard Cole

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