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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