PARTHIA, ORODES II (57-38 BCE) AE tetrachalkon, Ecbatana, Sell 42.3. RARE & CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - PARTHIA, ORODES II (57-38 BCE) AE tetrachalkon, Ecbatana, Sell 42.3. RARE & CHOICE!
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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed bust of king left, wearing torque with no ends showing, Nike floating behind, crowning king, dotted border around
Reverse Eagle standing right, Greek legend in 7 lines around: above, BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN, at right: APCAKOY, below: ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ / ΔIKAIOY, at left: EΠIΦANOVΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, AT moonogram below at right
Date c. 57-38 BCE
Weight 3.95 gm.
Diameter 17 mm.
Die axis 1 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 42.3, Shore 220
Comments From my personal collection, ex-Tom Mallon collection (ex-CNG). Published on his website, The Coins and History of Asia, the first coin (as of March 2009) under Orodes II:
http://www.grifterrec.com/coins/parthia/parthian3.html.

For a commentary on the importance of the "Victory" type of Orodes II (with Nike crowning him), see the short essay on the CNG website.
价格 品种: 33.38
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