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Sale: Nomos 9, Lot: 180. Estimate CHF750. 
Closing Date: Monday, 20 October 2014. 
Sold For CHF600. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Mithradates II, 121-91 BC. Drachm (Silver, 20mm, 4.22 g 11), Ekbatana, 119-109. Diademed bust of Mithradates II to left, wearing torque and elaborate robes. Rev. ΒΑΣΙΛΕΩΣ / ΜΕΓΑΛΟΥ / ΑΡΣΑΚΟΥ / ΕΠΙΦΑΝΟΥΣ Arsakes I seated right on low throne, holding bow. Sellwood 26.1. Shore 77. A splendid piece, beautifully toned, well centered and struck on a large flan. Good extremely fine.

From the Escalade Collection, Switzerland, ex The Numismatic Auction 3, New York City, 1 December 1985, 170.