KINGS of PARTHIA. Artabanos II.
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 602. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $200. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 75-62 BC. AR Drachm (3.66 g, 12h). Margiane mint. Diademed and draped bust left, wearing torque ending in pellet; all within pelleted border / BAΣIΛEΩΣ ΠE ΓAΛOY APΣAKOY ΘEOΠATPOΣ/EVEPΓETOV (sic
), ΠΛP ΓIANN above ΠE ΓAΛOV, archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow. Sellwood 30.21 (Unknown King); Shore 141; PDC 20794 (this coin). VF. Very rare.
From the Todd A. Ballen Collection. Ex Peus 376 (29 October 2003), lot 644.