PARTHIA, VOLOGASES III (105-147 CE) Silver drachm, Ecbatana, Sell 78.3. SUPERB!

Ancient Coins - PARTHIA, VOLOGASES III (105-147 CE) Silver drachm, Ecbatana, Sell 78.3. SUPERB!
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Obverse Bare-headed, diademed bust of king left, with long pointed beard, wearing torque, dotted border around
Reverse King (Arsakes I?) seated right on throne, holding bow, blundered Greek legend in 7 lines around: above: BAΣIΛEΩΣ BAΣIΛEΩN, at right: APCAKOY, below: EVERΓETOV / ΔIKAIOY, at left: EΠIΦANOVΣ / ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, AT monogram (for Ecbatana) under bow
Date 105-147 CE
Weight 3.68 gm.
Diameter 20 mm.
Die axis 1 o'clock
Reference Sellwood 78.3, Shore 413
Comments A SUPERB specimen, showing the beard all the way to the point; RARE thus. From my personal collection, ex-Tom Mallon collection. Published on his website, The Coins and History of Asia, the first coin (as of April 2009) under Vologases II:
http://www.grifterrec.com/coins/parthia/parthian5.html.

This coin is also published on the Parthia.com website, the fourth coin under Vologases III:
http://parthia.com/vologases3.htm .
Prix SKU: 33.24
US$ 195.00
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  • CHF 180.16
  • CAD 249.11

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