KINGS of PARTHIA. Phraates IV.
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 676. Estimate $150.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $240. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 38-2 BC. AR Drachm (3.97 g, 12h). Ekbatana mint. Diademed and draped bust left, wart on forehead, wearing pointed beard and segmented necklet; to right, eagle left, holding wreath; all within pelleted border / BΛΣIΛE[ΩΣ]/BΛΣIΛEΩN ΛI ΣAKOV/EYEIΓETOV ΔIKAIOV [E]ΠIΦΛNOVΣ/[ΦIΛE]ΛΛHN[OΣ] (sic
), archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; monogram below bow. Sellwood 52.10; Shore 276-278. Good VF, lightly toned.
From the Todd A. Ballen Collection.