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Silver coin.(obverse) Short-bearded Orodes II facing left, wearing diadem and torque. Crescent moon hangs above right and star above left. Dotted border.
(reverse) Archer seated on throne right, with anchor behind.
- 57 BC-38 BC
- Minted in: Parthia
- Weight: 3.06 grammes
- Diameter: 20 millimetres
- Die-axis: 12 o'clock
Inscription ContentΒΑΣΙΛΕ[ΩΣ] ΒΑΣΙΛΕ[ΩΝ] [...] [ΕΠΙΦΑ]ΝΟΥΣ? [ΦΙΛΕ]ΛΛΗΝ[ΟΣ]
Inscription TransliterationBASILEOS BASILEON [...] EPIPHANOUS PHILELLENOS
Inscription TranslationOf the King of Kings [...] God Manifest, Philhellene.
Inscription Comment7-line legend is mostly illegible.
Inscription Positionreverse; below bow
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Object reference number: COC256142
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