KINGS of PARTHIA. Artabanos IV.
|Triton XX, Lot: 427. Estimate $750.
Sold for $1300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa AD 10-38. BI Tetradrachm (28mm, 12.67 g, 12h). Seleukeia on the Tigris mint. Dated Panemos 338 SE (June, AD 27). Diademed facing bust; all within pelleted border / BΛCIΛCΩ[C] above, ΛPCΛKO[V] to right, ΔIKΛIO[V] below, CΠIΦANOVC, Artabanos on horseback left, receiving palm from Tyche standing right; T ΛH (year) oriented around Artabanos, (ΠA) monogram (month) below horse; quadrate Cs and Os in legend. Sellwood 63.3 var. (Artabanos II; monogram); Sunrise 411; Shore 334 var. (Artabanos II; same). VF, areas of light toning, minor porosity, flan flaws on edge, light graffiti (Aramaic L’’B and DR’S[?]) in fields on obverse.