Item #5347, Ancient Persia, Elymais Dysnasty, Phraates (Early mid 2nd century AD), AE drachm, (De Morgan Types 34/5), van't Haaff 14.6-1-3

Ancient Coins - Item #5347, Ancient Persia, Elymais Dysnasty, Phraates (Early mid 2nd century AD), AE drachm, (De Morgan Types 34/5), van't Haaff 14.6-1-3
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ELYMAIS COINS

Reign

Phraates�(early mid 2nd century AD)

Denomination

AE drachm

Date Struck

not known

Mint

not known

Obverse

Bust looking left, tiara with pellet-in- crescent, a dot inside crescent on the right behind bust, anchor with 1 cross bar.� Greek legend to left

Reverse

Artemis/Ishtar right, not radiated, legends left and right, Notice Phraates� name with Greek letter Π in retrograde.

Weight

2.95 gr.

Diameter

14 X 16 mm. irregular flan

Reference

De Morgan types 34/5, van't Haaff 14.6-1-C

Grade

VF+ (obverse) VF+ (reverse).

Commen

I am thankful to generous assistance that I have received for identifications of coins in this section from Mr. Pieter Anne van't Haaff whose book, Catalogue of Elymaean Coinage published by CNG (2007). For more information on Elymais coins visit: http://www.parthia.com/parthia_coins_elymais.htm#Kamnaskires_Late/

Price SKU: 5347
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