PARTHIA, ARTABANOS IV (216-224 CE) Silver drachm, Ecbatana, Sell 89.2. RARE & CHOICE!


Price: US$ 595.00 € 524.31
£ 438.52
AUD 827.05
CHF 542.82
CAD 745.12
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Obverse Bearded, diademed bust of king left, with forked beard, wearing torque and tiara decorated with hooks, a line with pellets and an ear flap, Aramaic letters signifying king's name behind head, FULL dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on throne, holding bow, blundered Greek legend around, top line Aramaic legend reading King Artabanos, modified AT monogram (for Ecbatana) under bow.
Date 216-224 CE
Weight 3.35 gm.
Diameter 18-19 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 89.2, Shore 464
Comments One of the few Parthian coins with a full dotted border on the obverse: RARE thus.

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