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Research Coins: Feature Auction

 
591575
Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1575. Estimate $2000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $1700. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PARTHIA, Kings of. Bagasis. 127-126 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.18 gm). Year 187 (126 BC). Seleukeia mint. Diademed bust right / BASILEWS right, ARSAKOU left, Demeter enthroned left, holding Nike in right hand, cornucopiae in left, nereid supporting throne; IPR in exergue, Q outer left. Shore -; Sellwood -; Le Rider -; see Assar, "Recent Studies in Parthian History: Part II," in The Celator (January 2001), pg. 22, fig. 9 (this coin). VF, scattered light porosity. ($2000)

Same obverse die as the three previous lots.