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Lot 2056       Greek Silver & Bronze

Estimate $150
SOLD $100

PARTHIA, Kingdom of, Orodes II, (c.57-38 B.C.) silver drachm, (3.83 grams), Ecbatana mint, obv. large size bust wearing a diadem to left with short beard, star before, crescent behind, rev. archer seated right on throne, seven line inscription, - over AT monogram under bow, (cf.S.7443, Sellwood 47.5, Shore 239 [this coin]). Good very fine/very fine.

Ex. Shore Collection, Classical Numismatic Group New York auction, December 5, 1995 (lot 239). $$ The Parthian kings were called brothers of the sun and moon, hence the star and crescent on their coins.

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