PARTHIAN KINGDOM. Orodes II (ca. 57-38 BC). AR drachm (19m...Click the image to load the highest resolution version.
Auction Preview: Preview items may not have yet been properly described or vetted, and items are posted as soon as they have a description or a picture. We are continuing to add and correct information as we approach the auction posting date, so check back here often and Contact us with any comments or suggestions.
DescriptionPARTHIAN KINGDOM. Orodes II (ca. 57-38 BC). AR drachm (19mm, 11h). NGC Choice VF. Ecbatana. Diademed, draped bust of Orodes II left, wearing rounded beard, royal wart on brow, torque ends in hippocamp; star to left, crescent above star to right / ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ-ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΝ / Α-ΡΣΑΚΟΥ / ΕΥΕΡΓΕΤΟΥ-ΔΙΚΑΙΟΥ / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ-ΦΙΛΕΛΛΗΝΟΣ, Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; anchor behind throne. Sellwood 47.9. Shore 241.
Weekly World and Ancient Coin Auctions: No Floor or Phone Bidding (Mail, Fax, Internet, and Heritage Live). Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. Check the Time Remaining on individual lots for details. These auctions are presented only online.