Orodes II 'Archer King' Drachm 024080

Orodes II 'Archer King' Drachm 024080
Orodes II 'Archer King' Drachm
Silver, 4.04 grams, 19.42 mm. Ectabana. 57-38 BC. Obverse: no legend, bust left with pointed beard, wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; wart on forehead, star at top left, crescent above star at top right; border of dots. Reverse: BASILEWS BASILEWN ARSAKOY FILOPATOROS DIKAIOY EPIFANOYS FILELLHNOS in seven lines around beardless archer seated right on throne, wearing bashlyk and cloak, holding bow in right hand; behind archer, anchor with trident-like attachment on top; monogram beneath the bow. Sellwood 48.8; BMC 195-198; Sear 7445. Extremely fine.


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