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CNG 103, Lot: 435. Estimate $500.
Sold for $610. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

KINGS of PARTHIA. Artabanos I (Arsakes II). 211-185 BC. AR Drachm (17mm, 4.22 g, 12h). Rhagai-Arsakeia(?) mint. Struck circa 211-209 BC. Head left, wearing bashlyk / Archer (Arsakes I) seated right on backless throne, holding bow; to right, eagle standing facing, head left. Sellwood 6.1; A&S Type 6, 2 (same dies); cf. Sunrise 241-2 (for type); cf. Shore 4 (same). VF, toned, traces of deposits, a couple of minor hairline die breaks.

Ex Atrek 1965 Hoard (IGCH 1798).