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    Medallic Mithradates

    PARTHIAN KINGDOM. Mithradates II (121-91 BC). AR tetradrachm (34mm, 16.39 gm, 1h). Seleucia on Tigris, ca. 120-109 BC. Diademed, draped bust of Mithradates left / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ ΜEΓΑΛΟΥ ΑΡΣ-ΑΚΟΥ, archer in Parthian dress (Arsaces I) seated right on omphalos, holding bow, palm branch in outer right field, ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ  in exergue. Sellwood 24.5. Shore 68. Sunrise 281. A stunning specimen of this impressive Hellenistic coinage, perfectly centered on a immense, medallic flan and displaying full, blazing "mint bloom." NGC MS 5/5 - 5/5.

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    August, 2016
    11th Thursday
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