KINGS of ELYMAIS. Orodes I.
|Sale: Triton VII, Lot: 533. Estimate $150.
Closing Date: Monday, 12 January 2004.
Sold For $400. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
Circa mid-late 1st century AD. Æ Tetradrachm (14.68 gm). 'King Orodes' in Parthian script, diademed bust left, wearing tiara with anchor symbol; behind, pellet (star) in crescent above four-pointed star and anchor symbol / Series of dashes arranged in parallel lines. Alram 467 (but same obverse die of plated example of type 468); Le Rider, Suse
pl. LXXIII, 5; BMC Arabia -; De Morgan pg. 475, 32. Good VF, dark brown patina with tan highlights. ($150)Ex Malter 55 (7 November 1993), lot 266; Dr. Mesrop Abgarians Collection (Malter 51, 2 June 1993), lot 382 (cover coin).