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Research Coins: Feature Auction

Sale: Triton V, Lot: 1584. Estimate $1000. 
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 January 2002. 
Sold For $1600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

PARTHIA, Kings of. Artabanos I. 126-124 BC. AR Tetradrachm (16.13 gm). Year 188 (125/124 BC). Seleukeia mint. Diademed bust right / BASILEWS right, ARSAKOU left, Demeter enthroned left, holding Nike in right hand, cornucopiae in left, nereid supporting throne; monogram outer left, Q at knee, HPR (the H cut over a P) in exergue. Shore -; Sellwood 21.2; Le Rider, Suse pl. lxxi, 10. Good VF, faint scratches in fields. ($1000)

The H in the date was originally cut as a P.