PARTHIA, PHRAATES II (138-127 BCE) Silver drachm, Tambrax, Sell 16.11. SUPERB!

Ancient Coins - PARTHIA, PHRAATES II (138-127 BCE) Silver drachm, Tambrax, Sell 16.11. SUPERB!
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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed head of king left, wearing ear-ring and torque, monogram TAM (for Tambrax mint) behind head, dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on omphalos, holding bow, Greek legend: at right, BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY, at left: APΣAKOY ΘEOΠATOPOΣ
Date c. 138-127 BCE
Weight 4.07 gm.
Diameter 20 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 16.11, Shore 50
Comments From my personal collection, ex-Harlan J. Berk Auction, March 23, 1996, lot 69. The coin is a SUPERB specimen, nicer in hand than the photo would suggest.
Price SKU: 65.3
US$ 745.00
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