PARTHIA, PHRAATACES (2 BCE - 4 CE) Silver tetradrachm, Seleucia, UNLISTED MONTH, Sell 57 type, RARE & UNPUBLISHED!

Ancient Coins - PARTHIA, PHRAATACES (2 BCE - 4 CE) Silver tetradrachm, Seleucia, UNLISTED MONTH, Sell 57 type, RARE & UNPUBLISHED!
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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed bust of king left, wearing torque, Nike crowning king from each side, dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on throne, holding bow, Greek legend in 7 lines around: above, BAΣIΛEΩC; BAΣIΛEΩN, at right: APCAKOY / EVERΓETOY, below: ΔIKAIOY, at left: EΠIΦANOVΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, year under bow: AIT (311 = 2-1 BCE), month in exergue: (AΠEΛ)ΛAIOV (=November)
Date November 2 BCE
Weight 13.53 gm.
Diameter 27 mm.
Die axis 1 o'clock
Reference Sellwood --- (cf Sell 57 type), Shore ---
Comments From my personal collection, ex-Ken Dorney. Sellwood does not list a type 57 coin for the month AΠEΛΛAIOV; this coin fills a gap in the chronological sequence.
Price SKU: 28.2
US$ 695.00
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