PARTHIA, ORODES II (57-38 BCE) Silver drachm, Mithradatkart, Sell 46.12. SUPERB! SHORE PLATE COIN!

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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed bust of king left, wearing torque, crescent at right behind head, dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on throne, holding bow, Greek legend in 7 lines around: above, BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN, at right: APΣAKOY, below: EVERΓETOV / ΔIKAIOY, at left: EΠIΦANOVΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, MΘ monogram below bow
Date c. 57-38 BCE
Weight 3.51 gm.
Diameter 19-21 mm.
Die axis 1 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 46.12, Shore 234 (this coin)
Comments From my personal collection, ex-Fred B. Shore Collection, ex-Tom Mallon collection. Published on his website, The Coins and History of Asia, the second coin (as of March 2009) under Orodes II, Sellwood 46:

Particularly stunning obverse!
Price SKU: 33.11
US$ 395.00
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