KINGS of PARTHIA. Orodes II.
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 642. Estimate $100.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $150. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 57-38 BC. AR Drachm (3.59 g, 12h). Kangavar mint. Diademed and draped bust left, wearing torque ending in two pellets; all within pelleted border / BΛ(three-bar Σ)IΛEΩ[(three-bar Σ)]/BΛ(three-bar Σ)IΛEΩN ΛP(three-bar Σ)ΛKO[V] (three-bar Σ)VEPΓETOV/ΔIKΛIOV EΠIΦΛNOV(three-bar Σ)/[Φ]IΛEΛΛHNO(three-bar Σ), archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; K below bow, O behind throne. Sellwood 45.23; Shore -; PDC 39640 (this coin). VF, toned.
From the Todd A. Ballen Collection. Ex Dr. Robert Gonnella Collection (Peus 388, 1 November 2006), lot 449; Baldwin 6 (11 October 1995), lot 385; Peus 338 (27 April 1994), lot 166.