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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)
- Weight: 2.21 grammes
- Diameter: 12 millimetres
- Die-axis: 1 o'clock
Inscription Content[...] ΒΑΣΙΛ[ΕΩΝ] [ΑΡ]ΣΑΚ[ΟΥ] ΕΥΕΡΓΕ[ΤΟΥ] [ΔΙ]ΚΑ[ΙΟΥ] [ΕΠ]ΙΦΑΝΟΥ[Σ] [ΦΙΛ]ΕΛΛ[ΗΝΟΣ]
Inscription Transliteration[...] BASILEON ARSAKOU EUERGETOU DIKAIOU EPIPHANOUS PHILELLENOS
Inscription Translation[...] of Kings Arsaces, Benefactor, Just, God Manifest, Philhellene.
Inscription Comment7-line legend is partly illegible.
Inscription Positionreverse; lower right
Inscription CommentMint mark consisting of Α, Γ and Τ. Minted in Agbatana (Ecbatana).
Possibly Orodes I and not Orodes II, according to Wroth's Catalogue of Greek Coins - Parthia, (1903).
Not on display
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Object reference number: COC256246
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