PARTHIA, PHRAATES IV (38-2 BCE) Silver tetradrachm, Seleucia, Sell 51.31


Price: US$ 195.00 € 171.83
£ 143.72
AUD 271.05
CHF 177.9
CAD 244.2
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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed bust of king left, wearing torque, royal wart on forehead, dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on throne, Tyche standing at right, facing left, holding cornucopia in left arm and offering palm branch to king with outstretched right hand, Greek legend in 7 lines around: above, BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN, at right: APΣAKOY / EVERΓETOY , below: ΔIKAIOY, at left: EΠIΦANOVΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, date in exergue: (EM)BO ZΠ(C) (inter-calary month of year 287 = c. 25 BCE)
Date c. 25 BCE
Weight 14.88 gm.
Diameter 29 mm.
Die axis 1 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 51.31, Shore 271
Comments From my personal collection. In this type, Tyche offers the king a palm branch.
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