Greek Silver & Bronze Coins
PARTHIA, Kingdom of, Orodes I (Unknown king [Sellwood]), (90-77 B.C.) silver drachm, (3.92 g), Seleucia mint, obv. bust with short beard, wearing a diadem to left, dotted border, rev. archer seated right on throne, seven line inscription, (cf.S.7382, Sellwood 30.16, Shore 137); another, Gotarzes II, (A.D. 40-51), (3.75 g), Ecbatana mint, obv. large size bust wearing a diadem to left with square cut straight beard, hair in uneven downward wave, rev. archer seated right on throne, seven line inscription, monogram AT and dot, (S.5793, Sellwood 66.4, Shore 366) (illustrated); Phoenicia, Arados, (c.400-350 B.C.), silver obol, (0.78 g), obv. laureate head of bearded deity to right, rev. war galley travelling to right on two lines of waves, (S.5973, BMC 45-53 [p.7-8], Betylon 13 [p.86, Pl.7,1). Toned, fine - nearly extremely fine. (3)
Ex B.W.Ahearn Collection.
Estimate / sale price does not include buyer's premium (currently 22% including GST) which is added to hammer price. All bids are executed on the understanding that the Terms & Conditions of sale have been read and accepted. For information on grading and estimates please refer to the Buying at Auction advice.
View a lot by number and sale.
Lot 3070 This lot
PARTHIA, Kingdom of, Orodes I (Unknown king [Sellwood]), (90-77 B.C.) silver drachm, (3.92 g), Seleucia ...