PARTHIA.Orodes II 57-38 BC.AR.Drachma.Mint of MITHRADATKART. No wart on forehead.

Ancient Coins - PARTHIA.Orodes II 57-38 BC.AR.Drachma.Mint of MITHRADATKART. No wart on forehead.
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PARTHIA.Orodes II 57-38 BC.AR.Drachma.Mint of MITHRADATKART. ( 3.99g, 19.6mm, 2h )
Bust of Ordodes II left, with short beard, wearing torque ending in a dot, star in front, crescent  behind.
Reverse.square legend : ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ - ΑΡΣΑKΟ(Υ) - ΛΙΟΤΥ / ΛΠΝV - / CΞΛΙΛΙΝC /
ΕΛCΛΛΗ(?),  archer seated right, in front mint-signature monogram, behind anchor.
Ref:Sellwood 47.29, Shore256. 
Good very fine. Scarce mint.


This coin bears no wart on forehead.Orodes II was the first Parthian king to depict a wart on forehead on his coinage as proof of lineage of his bloodline back to the founder of the dynasty Arsakes.
Preis SKU: GR1504
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