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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1930,0812.59

  • Denomination

    • drachm
  • Description

    Silver coin.(obverse) Square-bearded Gotarzes II facing left, with line on brow, earring visible, and wearing diadem and torque.
    (reverse) Archer seated on throne right.

  • Authority

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 40 -51
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Weight: 3.51 grammes
    • Diameter: 21 millimetres
    • Die-axis: 11 o'clock
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Script

        Greek
      • Inscription Position

        reverse
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Content

        ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ ΕΥΕΡΓΕ[ΤΟΥ] ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥ[Σ] [Φ]ΙΛΕΛΛΗΝ[ΟΣ]
      • Inscription Transliteration

        BASILEOS BASILEON ARSAKOU EUERGETOU DIKAIOU EPIPHANOUS PHILELLENOS
      • Inscription Translation

        Of the King of Kings Arsaces, Benefactor, Just, God Manifest, Philhellene.
      • Inscription Type

        monogram
      • Inscription Script

        Greek
      • Inscription Position

        reverse; below bow
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Comment

        Mint mark consisting of Α, Γ and Τ. Minted in Agbatana (Ecbatana).
  • Bibliography

    • Sellwood 1980 65.33 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition date

    1930

  • Department

    Coins & Medals

  • Registration number

    1930,0812.59

Silver coin.

Obverse & Reverse

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