PARTHIA, PHRAATES III (70-57 BCE) (DARIUS?) AE tetrachalkon, Sell 36.19. SCARCE & CHOICE!

Ancient Coins - PARTHIA, PHRAATES III (70-57 BCE) (DARIUS?) AE tetrachalkon, Sell 36.19. SCARCE & CHOICE!
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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed bust of king left, wearing necklace with medallion, Nike floating behind, crowning king, dotted border around
Reverse Horse standing right with front left hoof raised, Greek legend in 7 lines around: above, BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY, at right: APΣAKOY, below: EΠIΦANOVΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ at left: ΦIΛOΠATOPOΣ / EVERΓETOV
Date c. 70-57 BCE
Weight 3.87 gm.
Diameter 15-17 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 36.19 (Darius), Shore 162
Comments From my personal collection, ex-Alex Malloy.

Note the necklace with central medallion, an attribute that does not appear in any of the Sellwood 36 (left-facing) drachms, but does appear in the Sellwood 35 (front-facing) drachms.
Price SKU: 109.2
US$ 325.00
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