KINGS of PARTHIA. Mithradates IV.
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 630. Estimate $200.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $280. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 58-53 BC. AR Drachm (4.10 g, 2h). Rhagai mint. Diademed and draped bust left, wearing segmented necklet with medallion; all within pelleted border / BΛ(three-bar Σ)IΛEΩ(three-bar Σ)/ΠEΓΛΛOY AP (three-bar Σ)ΛKOY EΠIΦANOV(three-bar Σ)/ΔIKΛIOY ΘEOYEYΠΛTOPO(three-bar Σ)/KAI ΦIΛEΛΛHNO(three-bar Σ), archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; monogram above bow. Sellwood 40.5; Shore 194-195. EF, lightly toned, slight die shift on obverse.
From the Todd A. Ballen Collection. Ex Tkalec (28 October 1994), lot 129.