PARTHIA, PHRAATES IV (38-2 BCE) Silver tetradrachm, Seleucia, Sell 52.3

Ancient Coins - PARTHIA, PHRAATES IV (38-2 BCE) Silver tetradrachm, Seleucia, Sell 52.3
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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed bust of king left, wearing torque, royal wart on forehead, dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on throne, Tyche standing at right, facing left, holding cornucopia in left arm and offering diadem to king with outstretched right hand, Greek legend in 7 lines around: above, BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN, at right: APΣAKOY / EVERΓETOY , below: ΔIKAIOY, at left: EΠIΦANOVΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, date in exergue: (HΠ)C ΔAIΣ(IOV) (May of year 288 = c. 24 BCE)
Date c. 24 BCE
Weight 14.56 gm.
Diameter 26 mm.
Die axis 1 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 52.3, Shore ---
Comments From my personal collection. In this type, Tyche offers the king a diadem.
Price SKU: 15.01
US$ 175.00
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