KINGS of PARTHIA. Mithradates I.
|Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 400. Estimate $300.
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004.
Sold For $375. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa 171-132 BC. AR Drachm (4.01 gm). Hekatompylos mint. Bust left wearing bashlik / BASILEWS MEGALOU ARS-AKOU QEOP-ATOR
, Arsakes I seated right on omphalos, holding bow. Sellwood 10.17; Shore 19 (this coin); BMC Parthia pg. 5, 30 (Phraates I?); MACW -. Lightly toned, good VF. Rare. ($300)Ex Fred B. Shore Collection (Classical Numismatic Group 36, 5-6 December 1995), lot 19.
See note preceeding lot 396 for the probable future reattribution of this type to Phraates I.