PARTHIA, PHRAATES II (138-127 BCE) Silver drachm, Tambrax, Sell 16.11. SUPERB!

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Obverse Bare-headed, bearded, diademed head of king left, wearing ear-ring and torque, monogram TAM (for Tambrax mint) behind head, dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on omphalos, holding bow, Greek legend: at right, BAΣIΛEΩΣ MEΓAΛOY, at left: APΣAKOY ΘEOΠATOPOΣ
Date c. 138-127 BCE
Weight 4.07 gm.
Diameter 20 mm.
Die axis 12 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 16.11, Shore 50
Comments From my personal collection, ex-Harlan J. Berk Auction, March 23, 1996, lot 69. The coin is a SUPERB specimen, nicer in hand than the photo would suggest.
Prix SKU: 65.3
US$ 745.00
  • € 708.27
  • £ 610.90
  • AUD 1,104.16
  • CHF 700.37
  • CAD 1,013.27

Cotation au: 12/08/22

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