KINGS of PARTHIA. Artabanos III.
|Sale: Triton XIII, Lot: 717. Estimate $100.
Closing Date: Monday, 4 January 2010.
Sold For $60. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 10-38. AR Drachm (2.32 g, 12h). Aria (?) mint. Diademed bust left, wearing long beard and spiral torque; all within pelleted border / [I]IΛIIΛIΛ[...]/IIΛIIΛIΛN ΛI IΛIIV [...]V(Γ retrograde)IIΓII ΛIXΛIIIΛ [...]ΠI+ΛIIII/[...]IΛIXNII(...) (sic
), archer (Arsakes I) seated right on throne, holding bow; monogram below bow. Sellwood 63.9 (Artabanos II); Shore -; PDC 40189 (this coin) . VF, toned, rough surfaces. Rare.
From the Todd A. Ballen Collection. Ex Dr. Robert Gonnella Collection (Peus 388, 1 November 2006), lot 570 (part of).