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Copper alloy coin.(obverse) Short-bearded Orodes II facing left, wearing diadem and torque. Crescent moon hangs above right and star above left. Dotted border
(reverse) Anchor and crescent.
- 57 BC-38 BC
- Minted in: Ecbatana
- (Asia,Middle East,Iran,West Iran,Hamadan (province),Ecbatana)
- Diameter: 12 millimetres
- Weight: 1.39 grammes
- Die-axis: 1 o'clock
Inscription Content[ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ] [ΒΑΣΙ]ΛΕ[ΩN] [...] ΕΥ[ΕΡΓΕΤΟ]Υ ΔΙΚΑ[ΙΟΥ]? [EΠI]ΦΑNΟ[ΥΣ] [ΦΙΛΕΛΛ]ΗΝΟΣ
Inscription TransliterationBASILEOS BASILEON [...] EUERGETOU DIKAIOU? EPIPHANOUS PHILELLENOS
Inscription TranslationOf the King of Kings [...] Benefactor, Just, God Manifest, Philhellene
Inscription Comment7-line inscription is mostly illegible.
Inscription Positionreverse; below crescent
Inscription CommentMint mark consisting of Α, Γ and Τ.
Minted in Agbatana (Ecbatana).
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Object reference number: COC250682
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