PARTHIA, GOTARZES II (40-51 CE) Silver drachm, Ecbatana, Sell 65.33. SUPERB!

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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed bust of king left, wearing torque, horizontal line on forehead, dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on throne, holding bow, Greek legend in 7 lines around: above: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN, at right: APCAKOY, below: EVERΓETOV / ΔIKAIOY, at left: EΠIΦANOVΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, AT monogram (for Ecbatana) under bow
Date 40-51 CE
Weight 3.70 gm.
Diameter 19-22 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 65.33, Shore 364
Comments From my personal collection. This coin shows clearly the horizontal line on the king's forehead, an important characteristic of the drachms of Gotarzes II ... RARE thus and a SUPERB specimen!
Price SKU: 92.2
US$ 295.00
  • € 279.93
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  • CAD 396.39

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