PARTHIA, PHRAATES III (70-57 BCE) (DARIUS?) Silver drachm, Ecbatana, Sell 35.2 var. UNLISTED TYPE, RARE & SUPERB!

Ancient Coins - PARTHIA, PHRAATES III (70-57 BCE) (DARIUS?) Silver drachm, Ecbatana, Sell 35.2 var. UNLISTED TYPE, RARE & SUPERB!
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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed bust of king facing, wearing necklace with central medallion, dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on throne, holding bow, Greek legend in 7 lines around: above, BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY, at right: APΣ AKOY, below: ΘEOΠATOPOΣ / EVERΓETOV, at left: EΠIΦANOVΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, monogram below bow
Date c. 70-57 BCE
Weight 3.86 gm.
Diameter 19-21 mm.
Die axis 1 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 35.2 var (Darius), Shore ---
Comments From my personal collection, ex-Hippocampus.

This appears to be an unlisted type. Shore does not show a front-facing coin with this monogram. Sellwood 35.2 has this monogram but Sellwood legend i, while this coin has Sellwood legend ii.
Price SKU: 53.6
US$ 1,495.00
  • € 1,360.90
  • £ 1,202.28
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  • CHF 1,482.14
  • CAD 1,985.06

Rates for: 09/23/19

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