Item #19505, Parthia AR Mithradates III (IV) 58-54 BC, drachm, Sellwood 40.16 VAR, SUSA mint, Extremely Rare (RRR) MINT, IMPRESSIVE portrait, HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE!!

Ancient Coins -    Item #19505, Parthia AR Mithradates III (IV) 58-54 BC, drachm, Sellwood 40.16 VAR, SUSA mint, Extremely Rare (RRR) MINT, IMPRESSIVE portrait, HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE!!
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ΜΙΘΡΑΔΑΤΗΣ

ReignB.C. 58/7-54/3
Denomination AR drachm
Date StruckNot known
Mint SUSA (Shoosh) in Southwestern of Iran now. Extremely Rare mint RRR
Obverseshort beard, bust left, wearing double banded diadem, segmented necklet with a medallion 6-pellets star on the chest.
Reversebeardless archer wearing bashlyk and cloak seated right on throne, holding bow in right hand; below bow: Greek letters ϚΠΣ; no border; seven-line Greek inscription: style "v" in Sellwood 
Weight�4.05 gr.
Diameter21 X 22 mm.
ReferenceSellwood 40.16var (not published in Sellwood 1980). SEE PDC 23577 in Chris Hopkins' GREAT database: http://www.parthia.com/mithradates3.htm
Gradesharp VF+/XF (reverse partially double struck).
CommentsDavid Sellwood�attributes this coin to Mithradates III, however, Dr. Assar in CNG Triton VII attributes it to Mithradates IV.� Some experts read the Greek letters ϚΠΣ as a date for this coin. For information on Parthian history and coinage visit www.parthia.com and for more information on this ruler see http://www.parthia.com/mithradates3.htm
Price SKU: 19505
US$ 625.00
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