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    PARTHIAN KINGDOM. Mithradates I (164-132 BC). AR tetradrachm (26 X 29mm, 15.38 gm, 1h).   Seleuceia on the Tigris, ca. 141 BC. Diademed and draped bust of Mithradates right, within bead-and-reel border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ME-ΓAΛO Y APΣA-KOY ΦIΛEΛΛHNOΣ, diademed and beardless young Heracles standing left, holding skyphos in extended right hand and cradling club in lion skin-draped left arm; monogram in exergue. Sellwood 13.2. Shore 35. Sunrise 260. Rare. Well struck on an oblong flan. Extremely Fine.

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    January, 2014
    5th-6th Sunday-Monday
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