Author Topic: Parthian Empire: Mithradates II (121-91 BCE) AR Drachm, Ekbatana (Sellwood 28.2)  (Read 189 times)

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Offline Quant.Geek

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Parthian Empire: Mithradates II (121-91 BCE) AR Drachm, Ekbatana (Sellwood 28.2; Sunrise 297; Shore 96)

Obv: Long-bearded bust left wearing tiara with six-point star; torque end single or double pellet; circular border of pellets
Rev: Beardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; no border; five-line Greek inscription - ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ

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Offline Bob L.

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What a great run of Mithra II drachms!

Offline echizento

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Wow, another stunning example.