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Lot 3072    SESSION 11 (9.30AM THURSDAY 4TH APRIL)    Greek Silver & Bronze Coins

Estimate $150
SOLD $320

PARTHIA, Kingdom of, Orodes II, (c.57-38 B.C.) silver drachm, (3.70 g), Ecbatana mint, obv. small size bust wearing a diadem to left with short beard, star before, crescent over star behind, rev. archer seated right on throne, seven line inscription, monogram AT, anchor with curved trident above behind, (cf.S.7445, Sellwood 48.8, Shore 260) (illustrated); another, (4.01 g), Rhagae mint, obv. large size bust wearing a diadem to left with short beard without wart, crescent behind, star before, rev. archer seated right on throne, seven line inscription, monogram **PR* below bow, (cf.S.7443, Sellwood 47.8, Shore 240). Bright, attractive nearly extremely fine, rare. (2)

First coin ex Noble Numismatics Sale 101, lot 3459. Second, Sale 100, lot 3517.

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