Orodes II Parthia 'Portrait' Drachm 027302

Orodes II Parthia 'Portrait' Drachm 027302
Orodes II Parthia 'Portrait' Drachm
Silver, 3.73 grams, 19.11 mm. Parthia, circa 57-38 BC. Obverse: bust left with pointed beard, wearing diadem and griffin-ended torque; wart on forehead, star at top right, crescent above star at top right; border of dots. Reverse: BASILEWS BASILEWN ARSAKOY FILOPATOROS DIKAIOY EPIFANOYS FILELLHNOS legend 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 (anchor type A48iii); PAT monogram beneath the bow. Sellwood 48.8; BMC 195-198; Sear 7445. Very fine.

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