Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
PARTHIA, Kingdom of, Mithradates II (c.123-88 B.C.), silver drachm, (3.81 g), Ecbatana mint, obv. long bearded bust to left wearing tiara, star in centre, rev. archer seated right on throne, five line inscription, (S.7372, Sellwood 28.3, Shore 97) (illustrated); Orodes I, (90-77 B.C.) silver drachm, (3.88 g), Ecbatana mint, obv. small size bust wearing a tiara to left with short beard, with six pointed star in centre, rev. archer seated right on throne, seven line inscription, (cf.S.7389, Sellwood 31.5, Shore 122). Toned, very fine - nearly extremely fine and scarce. (2)
First coin ex CNA Sale XII, lot 478. Second, CNA Sale VIII, lot 152. With tickets.
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PARTHIA, Kingdom of, Mithradates II (c.123-88 B.C.), silver drachm, (3.81 g), Ecbatana mint, obv. long ...